Advertisement
Advertisement

Klitschko Will Not Accept Povetkin's Drug Test Demands

By Ruslan Chikov

The heavyweight champion of the world, Wladimir Klitschko, is not interested in Alexander Povetkin's request for both fighters to take part in random drug tests under the company WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency). Povetkin is Klitschko's official challenger under the International Boxing Federation (IBF).

Negotiations are taking place for the two of them to fight due to Wladimir not being able to retain an agreement with WBA heavyweight champion David Haye. Unlike the situation between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., Klitschko has the full authority on the drug testing decision. The fight with Povetkin is ordered by the IBF and if he decides not to take the Klitschko fight, then Wladimir will move on to the next ranked contender in the IBF's top ten.

Older brother Vitali Klitschko believes this is a tactic by Povetkin's team to avoid the fight. He says Wladimir will not accept these drug testing terms.

"Wladimir has to fight Povetkin because of the IBF and he will take any tests under the rules of the World Boxing Federation. The tests are sent to an international sports laboratory in Cologne, which is one of the most modern in the world. If someone has any doubts, let them go send letters to [the lab] to investigate," Vitali was quoted telling Alexander Pavlov by Golzka.

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Wapacman on 05-12-2011

[QUOTE=archermac X;8481184]Funny how everybody is lauding Floyd and Mosley for undergoing random USADA testing, to ensure that none among them is using PED's. Then comes[COLOR="Red"] the revelation that they were last tested 18 and 19 days, respectively, before the fight.[/COLOR]…

Comment by larryxxx... on 05-12-2011

[IMG]http://www.google.com/url?source=imgres&ct=img&q=http://wizard.gamebanana.com/img/ico/sprays/i_just_got_owned.png&sa=X&ei=XQLMTduILsGftwemuKTxBw&ved=0CAQQ8wc&usg=AFQjCNFMbB6jbpfG-rrRf7zOI5wwH_emIw[/IMG]

Comment by Eaner0919 on 05-12-2011

[quote=LarryX2011;10526951]bumped for tunney[/quote] dog you gotta do your research [url]http://www.boxingscene.com/povetkins-manager-klitschko-accepted-wada-drug-tests--29425[/url]

Comment by larryxxx... on 05-12-2011

[QUOTE=Freedom.;10526981]I'm at work, you welfare bum. I don't have time to address your trolling. There was another accurate article right after this one I remember.[/QUOTE] [IMG]http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSA0oP7pU99GaNKXUnbi2EKvfo-4d00OZO2IqMZEm18FrJb9ojN[/IMG]

Comment by RubenSonny on 05-12-2011

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (317)
Top Headlines Bellew vs. Makabu: Sean Dodd Looks To Enter The World Scene Viktor Postol Motivated By Underdog Role Against Crawford Arum: If Mayweather Wants Pacquiao, Let Him Come To Manila Haumono Saw Flaws, Believes He Will Chin Check Joseph Parker Glowacki Hopes To Get Usyk To Poland, Then Wants Lebedev Avanesyan Ends Shane Mosley, Secures Thurman-Porter Shot Vazquez Outpoints Bone, Eyes Future Clash With Adrien Broner Gabe Rosado Not Looking Past Gutierrez To Chavez Jr. Showdown Shane Mosley Jr. Edges Roberto Young With Majority Nod Bermane Stiverne Eager To Step in, Face Deontay Wilder Jonas Sultan Retains His RP Championship With KO in Five Rounds Photos: Verdejo, Diaz Open Workouts Before HUGE Bronx Crowd Roach: Floyd Mayweather Asked Me To Train Conor McGregor Krzysztof Wlodarczyk Beats Down Kai Kurzawa For TKO Win Ricky Burns Becomes Three Division Champion, Stops Di Rocco in 8 Nurse Pounds on Limond For TKO Win, Retains British Title WADA To Meet With AIBA, Shocking Allegations Over Drug Testing Conor Benn Wins In Glasgow, Returns on Joshua-Breazeale McCarthy Beats Jon-Lewis Dickinson, Must Face Askin Next Povetkin Questions Whether Wilder Actually Intended To Fight Him Burns-Di Rocco: Ogogo Wins On Return Mosley: They Said I Was Done, I'm Going To Annihilate Avanesyan! Ricky Burns: I Feel I Definitely Have Another Few Years in Me Donnie Nietes Drops, Punishes and Stops Raul Garcia Photos: Lucian Bute Holds Presser, Maintains His Innocence Cecilia Braekhus is Hoping To Stage Title Defense in Norway DiBella: Haye's Last Bout Hard To Watch, Not in Running For Wilder Avanesyan Tabs Thurman To Beat Porter, Ready For Mosley Weights From Liverpool: Bellew 199.1; Makabu 196.8 Golovkin's Coach: Canelo Would Drill Pacquiao Worse Than Khan! Lara's Trainer: Golovkin Should Want To Test Himself Against Lara Frank Warren: Kell Brook Wanted No Part of Liam Smith Hearn: Ricky Burns' Last Chance To Win Gold, a 50-50 Fight Tony Bellew Smiles: I Was Always a Rebellious Little F***er! Hearn Wants Parker To Get UK Exposure To Build Joshua Bout Video: Shane Mosley Shows Off His Power and Speed at Workout Marquez Injured, Stops Training - But Still Has Eye on Miguel Cotto Barthelemy: I Want To Fight The Likes of Crawford and Broner Dela Torre Injures Right Hand, Admits Improvement is Needed Photos: Orlando Salido Closes Camp For Francisco Vargas War
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement