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Golovkin Promoter Reacts To Canelo Enrolling in VADA Testing

By Steve Kim

A couple of hours ago, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez announced on Twitter that he would be enrolling in year-round testing with VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association).

This comes on the heels of his scheduled rematch with unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin being cancelled after he twice tested positive for clenbuterol back in late February.

"We have received VADA forms from Mr. Alvarez indicating he would like to undergo year-round testing with VADA. We are processing his paperwork," Dr. Margaret Goodman the head of VADA, confirmed via email to BoxingScene.com.

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As a result of those test, the Neveda State Athletic Commission suspended Canelo for six months. He will come off suspension on August 17th.

Tom Loeffler, the head of GGG Promotions, had made it clear that moving forward that if that rematch were to take place in September - they would demand extended drug testing leading into that date.

"We're happy to hear that he's decided to join VADA again and it's one less hurdle for us to make the rematch," Loeffler said to BoxingScene on Tuesday afternoon.

As for his client - who blew out Vanes Martirosyan in two rounds on May 5th - being tested during this period of time, Loeffler stated - "We never had any issues continuing testing. In fact it was our choice both guys would've continued testing, neither one would've stopped testing. Gennady tested all the way through the fight and he would continue testing till the September fight. So it was never any issue on the 'Triple G' side.

"I've already reached out to VADA to enroll in that," Loeffler stated. "So that's already in the process to continue the testing for 'Triple G' that he was a part of for the May fight and he would continue through his next fight."

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aboutfkntime on 05-18-2018

[QUOTE=TonyGe;18780830]For the record [B][SIZE="4"]I stated that Jacobs was chinny but a good fighter. A lot of other Golovkin supporters said the same thing. Yeah there were some who said Jacobs wasn't very good. [/SIZE][/B]On the flip side a lot of…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 05-18-2018

[QUOTE=Chuckguy;18780770]I never called Jacob chinny. I was worried cause he is a skilled fighter who was bigger and faster than ggg.[/QUOTE] Jacobs was completely written-off before that fight, and you know it nobody had ever called him elite Jacobs became…

Comment by TonyGe on 05-17-2018

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;18780513]nah, one sign did all other signs point to the contamination being accidental but you are entitled to think like that, especially if you hate Canelo in 5 of those rounds..... [B]ALL[/B] 3 judges scored every round for Canelo..... [B]IF[/B]…

Comment by TonyGe on 05-17-2018

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;18778443]1) there is a reason why Team Golovkin are referred to as Team Bullshht 2) it appears that Tom needs to re-enroll Gennady with VADA whatever that means :lol1: look, this is how I see it..... I have no idea…

Comment by Chuckguy on 05-17-2018

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;18780513]nah, one sign did all other signs point to the contamination being accidental but you are entitled to think like that, especially if you hate Canelo in 5 of those rounds..... [B]ALL[/B] 3 judges scored every round for Canelo..... [B]IF[/B]…

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