Dougie’s Monday mailbag

13
Feb

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Today’s topics: The ability of Robert Easter Jr., Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Anthony Joshua; the IBO, WBC/VADA partnership, and the cautionary tales of Fernando Vargas and Jeff Lacy.

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01
Oct

The death of Mike Towell: We need to do more

The sport has been rocked by another ring fatality. Boxing must look inward and provide additional safety measures for men who risk their lives.

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30
Sep

Tyson Fury tests positive for cocaine

Tyson Fury has reportedly tested positive for cocaine and stands to lose his status as champion following a controversial and punchless title reign.

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03
Aug

Start of groundbreaking WBC/VADA drug program pushed back

When the WBC and VADA announced in May it would be working together to form a groundbreaking new drug-testing program...

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29
Apr

Francisco Vargas issued temporary license after failed drug test

Despite testing positive for clenbuterol ahead of his June 4 fight with Orlando Salido, the California commission decided to give Francisco Vargas another chance.

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29
Apr

Dr. Margaret Goodman speaks on Francisco Vargas’ PED situation

VADA’s Dr. Margaret Goodman recently spoke to RingTV to share her thoughts on Francisco Vargas’ positive test for clenbuterol.

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21
Mar

Source: Lucas Browne failed drug test after his victory over Chagaev

Lucas Browne tested positive for the weight-loss drug Clenbuterol following his dramatic victory over Ruslan Chagaev on March 5, a source has confirmed.

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12
Apr

Peterson, Khan support random drug testing for boxing

Lamont Peterson on Olympic style drug testing: “Make it mandatory. Eventually, I think that it should be mandatory for every championship fight. I’m trying to be part of the movement to get that done.”

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