Antonio Tarver Tests Positive For Steroids
For someone on steroids Tarver didn’t fight very well.
He might want to reevaluate what he was taking. Up the dose a little bit, so he could have started the fight a little faster. It shouldn’t take seven rounds to kick in.
If you are going to cheat go all out.
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Cruiserweight contender Antonio Tarver tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone in a pre-fight urine test conducted by the California State Athletic Commission for his June 2 fight with Lateef Kayode, Steve Feder, Kayode’s manager, told ESPN.com on Friday.
Tarver, the former light heavyweight world champion, fought Kayode to a 12-round draw at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., in a the main event of a Showtime-televised quadrupleheader.
“That is correct. Mr. Tarver tested positive for a banned substance,” George Dodd, the executive officer of the California commission told ESPN.com.
Dodd said the commission has suspended Tarver — who earned $1 million for the fight — and fined him $2,500