View Single Post
Old 01-29-2013, 08:11 PM   #48
On permanent vacation
ESB Addict
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 2,489
vCash: 683
Default Re: PED use in boxing - Is it particularly an American based problem?

Originally Posted by Big Left View Post
Steriod is rife in American sports, boxing in particualr. Almost every American superstar boxer of the past 20 years has been on PEDs. Mosley, Holyfield, Tarver, RJJ, Toney.... the list is endless.

In the UK, the sense of fairplay is still very strong. It is not like American - win at all costs or be forgotton about. When Dwain Chambers was caught doping the UK althetic commitee banned him for life and it was only the threat of being sued and the ruling of the World athletic body that allowed him to compete again.

Th fact that Americans even rate fighters like RJJ, Mosley, Holyfield, Toney, Tarver etc just sums it all up. In the UK these guys would be outcasts and not given the time of day by anyone.
haha!! classic post! i almost ****ed myself.
kmac is offline  Top
Reply With Quote