Bey, Molina and 14 Others Test Negative in Nevada

by David P. Greisman

All 16 boxers who fought on July 19 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas came up negative for the banned substances tested for in Nevada drug-screening panel, according to an email from state athletic commission Executive Director Keith Kizer.

The card featured a main event that saw lightweight John Molina rally back to score a last-minute stoppage of Mickey Bey. That bout was broadcast on Showtime’s “ShoBox: The New Generation,” as was the co-feature, in which Badou Jack outpointed Farah Ennis.

Bey tested positive in Nevada this past February for an extremely elevated level of testosterone, coming in at more than 30:1, the second-highest ratio the commission had ever seen, five times higher than the commission maximum of 6:1, and more than seven times the World Anti-Doping Agency maximum of 4:1.

His case was already chronicled earlier this year in a column on this website:

Bey claimed that he had told a doctor at the Las Vegas Health Center — which is less a medical facility and more one of these anti-aging clinics that are popping up everywhere these days — that he could not receive any performance-enhancing drugs.

His medical documents support that claim, but nevertheless he was prescribed testosterone injections.

Three of the five commissioners voted for a rather lenient punishment. Bey was suspended three months and fined $1,000.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by messimania on 07-31-2013

How can a three month ban be considered a punishment???????? Fighters don´t even fight within three months of their last fight. It´s obvious the pro boxing business isn´t ready to take the PED problem seriously. This makes it very difficult…

Comment by Weebler I on 07-30-2013

[QUOTE=damned1974;13606218]Wanna tell me where someone had their tests hidden through usada and how you had the "inside scoop" -or is it purely speculation?...[B]or is it from an article written that held no grounds and was withdrawn?[/B] lol[/QUOTE] Was the Hauser…

Comment by Jc8804 on 07-30-2013

Wasnt this a mayweather promotions Show??

Comment by damned1974 on 07-30-2013

[QUOTE=daggum;13606175]how do you think bey tested positive last time? through the commission. he wasn't fortunate to test positive through usada and have the results hidden like someone else.[/QUOTE] Wanna tell me where someone had their tests hidden through usada and…

Comment by brick wall on 07-30-2013

what?? bey didn't do ost? that's ironic being a member of the money team...and the worst part is he still got busted last time without ost.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Whyte-Browne: Who Stays in the Mix? Trainer: Parker, Not Klitschko, Will Be Biggest Test for Joshua Hatton: Whyte-Browne is 50-50, But Lucas is a Murderous Puncher Nelson Explains How PED Issue Hurts Canelo - Win or Lose Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo's Tests, Loma-Linares, Charlo-Jacobs Frank Warren: Hearn Will Face a Battle To Keep Anthony Joshua Joshua: I'm Leading The Pack, Brought Division Back To Life! Woodley: Mayweather's MMA Training Will Start Next Week Froch Gives Canelo The Edge To Beat Golovkin, He Explains Why Juan Carlos Payano, Reymart Gaballo Get Big Wins in Florida Making Sense Out Of The UFC Signing Anthony Joshua GGG's Promoter Praises NSAC For Taking Canelo Tests Seriously Video: Johnny Nelson Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Joshua-Wilder Video: Carl Froch Talks Canelo-Golovkin, PEDs, Joshua-Wilder Saunders: When I Face Golovkin or Canelo - You Will See My Best Golden Boy Reacts To Canelo Being Temporarily Suspended Canelo is 'Temporarily Suspended' By NSAC Due To Failed Tests Joshua: Losing Scares Me, Stays on Your Record For Eternity Crawford-Horn Rescheduled for June 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas Tyson Fury is Reportedly Closing a Deal With Frank Warren Abel Sanchez: After Vera, Soro Wants Castano Rematch Photos: Jose Martinez, Alejandro Santiago Ready For Battle in PR Badou Jack: I'm Coming To Beat Up Adonis Stevenson! Kody Davies Inks With Hayemaker Ringstar, Fights on Bellew-Haye Parker: Joshua Disrespected Press From New Zealand, Samoa Photos: Tyron Zeuge, Isaac Ekpo Ready For Rematch Clash Whyte: This is My Time To Shine, Browne is Good Name To Beat Saunders To Sanchez: Golovkin is My Backup Plan, I'm Not Yours! Parker: I Just Want To Get in There and Bash Anthony Joshua! Mikey Garcia to Keep IBF 140-Pound Title, Baranchyk Bout Ordered Michael Conlan Added To Lomachenko vs. Linares at MSG Photos: Joseph Parker Putting in Work For Anthony Joshua Clash Giyasov, Akhmadaliev, Ahmedov Back on April 21 Holyfield Card Photos: Buglioni-Johnson, Ritson-Cardle, Chisora - Weigh-In Photos: Dillian Whyte, Lucas Browne - Ready For War in London Trainer Expects Career Best Performance From Gervonta Davis Espinoza Explains Making Lara-Hurd Over Lara-Charlo, Hurd-Charlo Sanchez Not Worried if Canelo Falls Out, Saunders is Backup Frank Warren on Billy Joe Saunders' Injury, Frampton-Donaire Liam: When I Beat Ali For WBO Belt - Khan, Brook Will Want Me

Latest Active Forum Threads