Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Erkan Teper Reportedly Fails Drug Test After Price KO

By Chris Glover

It has been reported in the Finnish press that former EBU Heavyweight Champion Erkan Teper failed a post-fight drug test after knocking out Britain's David Price in two rounds back in July.

Teper was due to fight Robert Helenius, last weekend, however pulled out due to injury leaving the Finn to fight for the vacant title against Franz Rill. A bout which 'The Nordic Nightmare' won over a 12 round a unanimous decision.

If the allegations of doping are true Teper could face a potential ban. It also has repercussions regarding David Price as the bout may be considered a no contest, possibly breathing new confidence into the career of the Liverpool heavyweight.

More to follow....

UPDATE: Reports in Germany also suggest that Teper is under investigation from local authorities for unlawful possession of doping substances such as Methandrostenolone, testosterone and growth hormone after the drugs were found during a recent raid.

If the allegations against Teper are true it puts his boxing career in serious jeopardy. Teper may also face criminal prosecution if allegations of being in possession and distributing illegal substances are proven.

Chris Glover is a member of Boxing Scene's UK team. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGlover28

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Fury4daWIN on 12-22-2015

[QUOTE=SplitSecond;16341931]What was he on though?[/QUOTE] I think it was shishkebanazol. [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanozolol]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shishkebanzol[/url]

Comment by daggum on 12-22-2015

price's chin has been upgraded from seth mitchell to james kirkland

Comment by HardSpar on 12-22-2015

I feel sorry for Price. To be cheated by two different fighters is terrible.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 12-22-2015

[QUOTE=sicko;16341851]Fighters should start suing when guys Cheat. I know Steve Cunningham was talking about doing this to Tarver, I think that is something that fighters really need to consider.[/QUOTE] I agree. That might serve as somewhat of a deterrent, dudes…

Comment by Drunken Cat on 12-22-2015

Disappointing news. I was enjoying this guy.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (37)
Top Headlines Gilberto Ramirez vs. Jesse Hart - LIVE Results From Texas Hearn: If Wilder Doesn't Want Joshua - Nothing We Can Do Samuel Clarkson vs. Ryad Merhy in Charleroi, Belgium David Benavidez Back in Action on Spence vs. Garcia Card De La Hoya: I Built Golden Boy, White Had Fertittas To Build UFC Canelo: I'll Return To 160, But We Can Do Fights Between 160-168 Photos: Katie Taylor, Eva Wahlstrom - On Point For Showdown Photos: Tevin Farmer, Francisco Fonseca - Ready For Title Clash Photos: Canelo, Rocky Fielding - Ready For Battle at MSG Canelo-Fielding Weigh-In Results From Madison Square Garden Bradley Skeete Will Now Headline ESPN+ Card From Brentwood Dehydrated Lemieux Hospitalized, Won't Fight Tureano Johnson Brett Yormark Leads New Advisory Board For Haymon Sports Photos: Manny Pacquiao Raising His Intensity Level in Camp News: Jason Welborn, Zachary Ochoa, Bowen-Clark, Yarde, More De La Hoya: This Fight Can Be Very Dangerous For Canelo Mauricio Herrera Aims To "Mentally" Break Sadam Ali Deontay Wilder: I've Had Seven Surgeries on My Arm Charlo: Sooner or Later, Canelo & GGG Have To Answer To Me! Canelo vs. Fielding Nearly Got Derailed By Passport Mix-Up Genesis Servania Would Love Another Crack at Oscar Valdez UK News: Sunny Edwards, Foley vs. Brown, Joseph Roswell Khan Smiles: I Would Have Stopped Kell Brook in Six Rounds One Fight In, Is Canelo's Contract Already Problem For DAZN? Luther Clay Looking to Step Up in Competition in 2019 Vincent Feigenbutz Out of WBO Eliminator For Ramirez Shot? De La Hoya: I Strongly Believe Canelo Will KO Golovkin in Trilogy Video: Hearn Talks Canelo-Jacobs, Joshua, Wilder, Fury, More Video: Canelo Alvarez Sits Down To Discuss Rocky Fielding Clash Photos: Joseph Parker, Alexander Flores Ready For Battle Charlo, Harrison Support Communities Before Title Clash De La Hoya To White: Let's Get in The Ring on Cinco De Mayo! De La Hoya Concerned With Size Difference in Canelo-Fielding Joshua Throws Water at Tyson Fury's Lineal Champion Claim Photos: Gilberto Ramirez, Jesse Hart - Ready For War in Texas Canelo & Fielding Believe They'll Be 5 Or 6 Pounds Apart Canelo Tells Golovkin To Be a Man: Accept That Loss! Joshua: Wilder is More Interested in Fury - He Has NO Titles! Dana White: De La Hoya is a Liar, No Facts - I Want Drug Tests! Photos: Canelo, Fielding - Go Face To Face at Final Presser
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement