The WBC has begun a drug awareness and testing program with VADA beginning with the Lucas Matthysse-Viktor Postol title fight on Oct. 3.
Chris Algieri spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes one week after upsetting Ruslan Provodnikov. The new WBO 140-pound titleholder talked about recovery from his injuries, a rematch with Provodnikov, unification bouts vs. Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson, dream fights vs. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the VADA program and PEDs in boxing, and other subjects.
In advance of their June 14 clash, WBO junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov and undefeated Chris Algieri will undergo random drug testing, courtesy of VADA.
Tim Bradley says he’s being drug tested by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) for the third straight fight with the April 12 Manny Pacquiao rematch because he wants the world to know that he is “a clean fighter.”
WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley will be using The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) for the third straight fight when he meets Manny Pacquiao on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where he won the belt from Pacquiao by split-decision in 2012.
Andre Ward spoke to the media after dominating Edwin Rodriguez to a unanimous decision. Ward talked about the Rodriguez bout, the weight and VADA controversies before the fight, potential showdowns with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Gennady Golovkin, and when he might move to light heavyweight.
RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire spoke with RingTV.com’s Ryan Songalia about holding his next opponent, WBA beltholder Guillermo Rigondeaux, to his promise to undergo VADA testing and their anticipated April 13 showdown in New York City.
Fans voted Nonito Donaire, who blazed an impressive trail in 2012 by fighting four significant bouts and committing to year-around random drug testing, the Fighter of the Year on RingTV.coms year-end award poll.
Former WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Amir Khan says that his desire to silence skeptics influenced his decision to accept the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency’s (VADA) involvement in his upcoming rematch with Lamont Peterson.