Canelo Alvarez Tests Positive For Banned Substance Blames Mexican Cows

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  1. ATJ-Lucko

    ATJ-Lucko MMAtheist Survival Pool Champion

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    Canelo Alvarez has admitted he tested positive for a performance enhancing drug -- but he's blaming the dirty test on contaminated cow meat.

    The boxer was tested in advance of his upcoming May 5 rematch against Gennady Golovkin -- and says results show he had trace levels of Clenbuterol.

    FYI, Clenbuterol is a banned substance often used by athletes to cut body fat while retaining muscle mass. It's banned by every major doping agency.

    But Canelo says he's NOT a cheater -- just an eater.

    He believes the traces of Clenbuterol are "consistent with meat contamination that has impacted dozens of athletes in Mexico over the last years."

    Canelo says he will immediately move his training camp from Mexico to the United States and will submit to any number and variety of additional tests that the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association deems necessary ahead of the fight.

    "I am an athlete who respects the sport and this surprises me and bothers me because it had never happened to me," Canelo says.

    "I will submit to all the tests that require me to clarify this embarrassing situation and I trust that at the end the truth will prevail."

    Canelo's team notes he has tested clean dozens of times over the course of his previous 12 fights.
    http://www.tmz.com/2018/03/05/canelo-alverez-peds-gennady-golovkin-clenbuterol-boxing/

    Canelo may have a case
    http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Br...Test-After-Ingesting-Contaminated-Meat-128465
     
  2. JeterLover27

    JeterLover27 Well-Known Member

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  3. Trodden

    Trodden Aggretsuko is my power animal

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  4. Ninjastix

    Ninjastix Damn Gina Site Donor

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    From what I've been told by users of it, Clen is very good at shedding weight. The sales pitch was so strong in fact I did a little market research I'm sad to say, however the complexity involved with cycling Clen and other substances was sufficient enough to deter me from doing anything stupid.

    I apologise for channeling my inner Coy, please resume your thread.
     
  5. Spoon

    Spoon There is no Spoon MMA Pick 'Ems World Champion

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    Canelo Alvarez withdraws from rematch with Gennady Golovkin after failed drug tests


     
  6. Poindexter

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    Stoops.
     
  7. Nebraska

    Nebraska Poindexter For President NFL S.P. Champion Site Donor

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    GGG won the first fight anyway.
     
  8. Poindexter

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    Why are the cows getting off scot-free?
     
  9. ATJ-Lucko

    ATJ-Lucko MMAtheist Survival Pool Champion

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    this fight will happen again maybe later this year, the one good thing about boxing at least they don't have USADA.
     
  10. thumper

    thumper all around great guy Staff Member

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    not quite
    1st offense they get their moo're removed.

    second offense, castration.

    third?

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  11. Kano

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  12. JeterLover27

    JeterLover27 Well-Known Member

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    Mexican cows are known to be filled with PED’s
     
  13. Poindexter

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    What are Mexican whores filled with?
     
  14. Rise

    Rise Well-Known Member

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    hopefully antibiotics
     
  15. Poindexter

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    Woot!
     

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