Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

USADA Finds Irregularities in Erik Morales' Drug Test

By Rick Reeno

Richard Schaefer, CEO for Golden Boy Promotions, has informed BoxingScene.com that his company was advised by USADA [U.S. Anti-Doping Agency] that "irregularities" were discovered in a random drug test taken by former three division champion Erik Morales.

Morales is fighting WBA/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia in a rematch on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight is going to headline a Showtime televised quadrupleheader.

Because there are confidentiality agreements involved with the USADA testing protocol, Schaefer is legally prohibited from discussing the substance that USADA discovered in Morales' system.

"On Tuesday night, USADA informed us that there were irregularities in a test from Erik Morales," Schaefer told BoxingScene.com. "On Wednesday, USADA informed the respective camps and the [New York State Athletic] Commission as well. This process is going to have to play itself out."

Schaefer doesn't want Morales to be burned at the cross until the entire testing process plays out. Reportedly the parties are waiting for the outcome of Morales' B sample in order to confirm the substance in question.

As of right now, Morales is NOT out of the fight. Everything should be resolved in one form or another by tomorrow. However, several sources are indicating that Garcia-Morales [at least as of now] will move forward as scheduled. 

"I think what is important here, is that there is not going to be a witch hunt against Erik Morales. Let’s allow the process to play out," Schaefer said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CHOWWOKKA on 10-20-2012

[QUOTE=puga;12617619]did he now ?..i thought he embarrased himself like he sharted his pants while ordering big mac at the front register of a mc donalds...coz he went missin in action ..and you ? :lol1:[/QUOTE] :twak::twak:

Comment by whitealltrac on 10-19-2012

Wait till the Gay guy beats your "purito macho" boxer, that my friend will be a total embarrassment!!

Comment by Hallaqsillaq on 10-19-2012

[QUOTE=ElBossHogg;12617590]LOL at all the puerto ricans and such who now looking to call all mexicans cheat. you guys are whats wrong with boxing. At least mexicans arent fa[B]gz[/B] and quiters WUAHAHAHAHA[/QUOTE] Mosquitoes jumping rope....

Comment by Derranged on 10-19-2012

[QUOTE=Mr. Burner;12618578]Wait until Broner rapes DeMarco. So many trolls will be banned for race baiting.[/QUOTE] Regardless of the outcome of that fight, the b[COLOR="Black"]itch[/COLOR]ing and race baiting will unbearable.

Comment by B.U.R.N.E.R on 10-19-2012

[QUOTE=Derranged;12618465]:lol1: at the people arguing about this throughout the night. Be prepared for another Mexican-Black e-war if Morales fails the second test.[/QUOTE] Wait until Broner rapes DeMarco. So many trolls will be banned for race baiting.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (111)
Top Headlines Video: Sergey Kovalev Talks Return, Andre Ward's Retirement Ward: When You Don't Have Desire, Shouldn't Be in Boxing Ring Roach Still Hopes Pacquiao-Horn Rematch Will Happen in 2018 Kosei Tanaka Out for Two Months Due To Eye Socket Fractures Video: Bernard Hopkins Gets Deep on Canelo vs. Golovkin Video: Jorge Linares Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Mikey Garcia, More Kovalev Laughs: I Said I'd Stop Andre Ward's Career - It's True! Video: Kathy Duva Talks Kovalev Return, Ward Retirement Video: Lou DiBella Talks Wilder vs. Ortiz, Joshua, More Photos: Linares, Campbell - Go Face To Face at Final Presser Photos: Valdez-Servania, Ramirez-Hart - On Weight For War Jorge Linares: I Want The Best - Mikey Garcia, Vasyl Lomachenko Froch: No Sour Grapes, But I'm Not Sad To See Andre Ward Go Gabe Rosado vs. Glen Tapia - Golden Boy on ESPN, October 19 Luis Ortiz Fires Back at Wilder: Don't Get Caught With Weed Again! Barthelemy-Ramirez: Donation Going To Earthquake Victims Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev Secured By Showtime Matty Askin Out Of British Title Clash With Stephen Simmons Lee Selby Voices Frustrations At Not Landing Big Fights Kovalev on Ward's Retirement: Good for Boxing, Fans & Division! DiBella: ‘This is Some Crazy Sh*t’ Wilder Is Doing With Luis Ortiz! Dorticos-Kudryashov: 10% of Gate Going To Hurricane Relief Effort Christian Gonzalez Tops LA Fight Club Card on October 6 Kem Ljungquist Inks Promotional Pact With Team Sauerland Ramirez's Trainer Predicts Big Statement Win Over Jesse Hart Andre Ward Announces His Retirement From Boxing Luis Ortiz: Wilder F***ed Up! He'll Run a Lot & Embarrass Himself Kovalev: Right Now It's 1-1; I Want a Third Fight With Ward Roach on The Miguel Cotto vs. Mikey Garcia Possibility Frank Warren: Tyson Fury Has Every Right To Be Furious! Saunders vs. Golovkin is The Preferred Fight, Says Warren Hall Vows To Take Out Butler, Then Wants McDonnell Conlan: Golovkin is Sliding, I Don't Think He Wins Canelo Rematch Golden Boy Prez: Canelo Can Improve, Golovkin Can't Get Better! Wilder to Ortiz: Don't F*** Up Our Fight By Using PEDs Again! Joseph Parker Views Fury Bout as First Step in Big Overseas Run Mikey Garcia Serious: I'd Go To 154 For Miguel Cotto in December Photos: Jorge Linares, Luke Campbell Come Together at Workouts News: Michael Dutchover, Josh Crespo, Dennis Hobson, More Conor McGregor May Help in Push To Extend Ali Act To MMA
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement