Eddie Goldman Talks PEDS – As 2016 comes to an end, the world of boxing and of sport in general has mushroomed on the international level and along with this growth comes some baggage. One of those negative points is the specter of PEDs, where it appears that the users are far, far ahead of the agencies there to police the situation.
Consider that two of the top 10 ranked heavyweights in the world, Lucas Browne of Australia and Alexander Povetkin of Russia both tested positive for a PED and had world title opportunities cancelled because of each test. In a hint at just how lawless the world of boxing can be internationally, Povetkin was allowed to fight after the second test, albeit in a match without WBC sanctioning and with no title on the line, but the “Professional Boxing Federation Of Russia” was powerless to intervene in the face of a big money promotion. Where do we go from here?
Eddie Goldman Talks PEDS
In this latest boxing channel segment we are joined by veteran combat sports journalist and The Sweet Science alumnus Eddie Goldman to take a deeper look a the dark world of Performance Enhancing Drugs. There is no other journalist in combat sports today who has immersed himself on the ongoing problems presented by PEDs than Goldman, who has relentlessly reported on the subject for the last three decades. Check out what Eddie Goldman had to say in this unique TBC analysis.
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Eddie Goldman Talks PEDS.