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Tommy Z's Team To Appeal Positive Drug Test Result

Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski reportedly has been suspended 45 days by the Chickasaw Nation Boxing Commission for failing a drug test after Saturday's victory in Thackersville, Okla.

His boxing coach, Mike Joyce, told the Chicago Sun-Times they planned to appeal the test result, which they believed was in error. According to Joyce, there will be a new test Tuesday.

According to the Sun-Times, the drug in question is marijuana or, more specifically, THC.

"After the fight, all the fighters tested were positive," Joyce said. "They had you pee in a cup and put a strip of something in there. I've never seen results where you get them the day of the fight. It was like a home pregnancy test or something."

Zbikowski improved to 4-0 as a professional boxer after he won by a first-round technical knockout on Saturday. His next fight was scheduled for June 4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

“He’s taken all sorts of tests for the NFL and he’s never tested positive ... ever,” Joyce told the Sun-Times.

Zbikowski didn't immediately respond to messages from The Sun.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -Antonio- on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=Eladio-Mor;10440766]I think they should give him a belt or a gold medal for fighting high and winning lol. There no wonderr the dude was huffing and puffing in a 6 round fight lol.[/QUOTE] I think Tommy Z is stuck. He…

Comment by -Antonio- on 04-26-2011

This is the dumbest **** ever. Testing for weed in most job places is retarded as it is. If any athlete can still perform at a high level and stay dedicated to working out and eating right all while still…

Comment by Eladio-Mor on 04-26-2011

I think they should give him a belt or a gold medal for fighting high and winning lol. There no wonderr the dude was huffing and puffing in a 6 round fight lol.

Comment by ELPERRO on 04-26-2011

LOL ...funny...TCH huh! Bam Bam Rios used to get high before all his amateur fights...it worked fine for him!

Comment by UglyPug on 04-26-2011

this is bull****. 1.) the affect only last 4-6 hours, and that's just for noobs. for old school stoners you're lucky to get a good hour buzz. 2.) if he was "under the influence" of THC for his fight, more…

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