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Mariusz Wach's "B" Sample is Also Positive For Steroids

By Luke Furman

Earlier this year, heavyweight Mariusz Wach (27-1, 15 KOs) received notification from the German Boxing Federation that he was 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 anabolic steroids.

Wach was 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.

A few weeks later, Wach protested the result of the "A" sample and had his "B" sample tested. The final result of the "B" sample testing was returned on Thursday and confirmed the initial results with yet another positive reading for anabolic steroids.

Wach believes the substance in his body may have come from supplements that he was given during training camp.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JAB5239 on 02-23-2013

[QUOTE=Cuban Linx;13070871]???? He never got caught, he admitted to taking them to recover for the Olympics.. Nice try though.[/QUOTE] [FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]He did get caught. He tested positive and was booted from the Ukranian team. His story is suspect as well. He…

Comment by Cuban Linx on 02-22-2013

[QUOTE=F!x;13068667]So Wach joins the Klitschkos in PED usage - lets not forget that Vitali is the one who got caught first.[/QUOTE] ???? He never got caught, he admitted to taking them to recover for the Olympics.. Nice try though.

Comment by JAB5239 on 02-22-2013

[QUOTE=DavidHaye'sToe;13070313]Wlad destroyed Wach and Haye,both complete shut outs on points,restricting Haye to fighting for three minutes in the final round in a desperate attempt to dupe his fans he turned up.I agree that you can destroy an opponent without dropping…

Comment by Simurgh on 02-22-2013

I think that Haye is a great fighter, but he realized shortly after the fight he is not on Wlad's level. Adam Booth realized the same. You can see it in the every interview after the fight. (well after they…

Comment by LacedUp'sDream on 02-22-2013

Wlad destroyed Wach and Haye,both complete shut outs on points,restricting Haye to fighting for three minutes in the final round in a desperate attempt to dupe his fans he turned up.I agree that you can destroy an opponent without dropping…

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