Mariusz Wach is Suspended For a Year Over Steroids

By Luke Furman

Hevayweight Mariusz Wach (27-1, 15 KOs) has received notification from the German Boxing Federation that he is being suspended for twelve months due to a postive drug test result in the aftermath of his November fight with unified champion Wladimir Klitschko. Wach was badly beaten and lost a twelve round unanimous decision. After the match, Wach's "A" sample tested positive for steroids.

Wach has been notified by the German board that his suspension starts from the date of his fight with Wladimir - November 10th - and he also has to pay a fine of 5,113 euro. Wach does have the option of protesting the result of the "A" sample and having his "B" sample tested.

Luke Furman covers boxing for

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 01-23-2013

How come the commissions don't suspend the ones over here while we at it? Hmmm I'm guessing they don't want that "racist" label. For the ones saying....Oh you support Margacheto. You obviously missing the brain cells to know what I'm…

Comment by papillon82 on 01-23-2013

Seems we've seen the last of the Wach

Comment by VirusTI on 01-22-2013

[url][/url] Thats why he survived this

Comment by joe strong on 01-22-2013

this glove incident confuses me...he had the padding taken out of one of his gloves & he was caught. is there an investigation going on like the margarito incident? i know it's not plaster of paris but if his glove…

Comment by HardSpar on 01-22-2013

[QUOTE=bigboots;12943735]boxing needs cleaning up & tougher testing needs to be brought in. 1 year for taking steriods and allegedly trying to take the padding out 1 of his gloves is not long enough. Alot of boxers only fight twice a…

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