Why Is Tyson Fury's PED Cheating Ignored, While People Disparage Canelo?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Perkin Warbeck, Oct 21, 2022.



  1. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Boxing aficionado Full Member

    9,984
    21,200
    Nov 4, 2017
    Many people call Canelo Alvarez "Clenelo" due to a positive PED test. Clenbuterol has shown up in drug tests for many Mexican athletes in recent years because of meat contamination in the country.

    But Tyson Fury had a similar positive test for an anabolic steroid nandrolone, and blamed it on eating wild boar testicles. And unlike clenbuterol which is in the meat in Mexico, there are very few British athletes who test positive for nandrolone!

    To be fair, since people constantly disparage Alvarez, shouldn't they nickname the big dosser something like "Tysonandrolone Fury?"
     
  2. bandeedo

    bandeedo VIP Member Full Member

    33,874
    21,368
    Feb 19, 2007
    because most people are hypocritical children.
     
  3. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

    108,689
    39,528
    Mar 21, 2007
    He's from the European side. The people who really care about his legacy (either way) are British. They don't tend to supply nicknames like that.
     
    bjl12 and Oddone like this.
  4. GGGunbeatable

    GGGunbeatable Boxing Junkie Full Member

    11,549
    6,061
    Feb 14, 2014
    I also don't understand the Canelo hate. Faced GGG three times, knocked out Kovalev, fought Mayweather in his early 20's. He has never ducked anyone.
     
    EJDiaZ, bjl12, Pezee and 12 others like this.
  5. exocet76

    exocet76 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    10,927
    16,594
    Feb 28, 2012
    Yeah it's hypocrisy to be fair. Although I think many top people in sport are on gear most just don't get caught.
    As you say though some seem to get a pass and others get tarnished and it follows them throughout the career.
    A good example is Ben Johnson from the 88' Olympics. So although Johnson gets all the heat the reality is they were all juiced to the nines it's just Johnson forgot to cycle off the cocktail of gear he was on the others didn't.
     
  6. exocet76

    exocet76 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    10,927
    16,594
    Feb 28, 2012
    It's always the case that the top tier will always have vocal detractors.
    I like watching him fight I just don't like the preferential treatment from judges and some of his fans are moronic and deluded...although I can level that at Fury fangirls as well tbf.
     
    Ph33rknot and HellSpawn86 like this.
  7. Jackman65

    Jackman65 FJB Full Member

    9,629
    20,890
    Aug 31, 2019
    I agree, Fury needs to be called out for his PED use. I guess people cut him slack because it happened a long time ago when his life was in ruins. Drug use, mental breakdown, massive weight gain and step away from the sport, etc.

    Also, unlike Canelo, Fury never gained tons of muscle and always looked flabby. Guys who gain suspicious amount of muscle like Canelo and **** hot are always going to be suspect. Fury looks flabby now and looked flabby before. Not excusing him but that factors into it. Plus he’s probably less of a diva (most of the time) and isn’t surrounded by the cloud of corruption that surrounds Canelo. Canelo lost the first GGG fight and was gifted a draw, he got spanked by Bivol but the cards were disgracefully close. Fury beat wilder in the first fight and got a draw. Fans see the corruption that always seems to favor Canelo and the drug use and slap on the wrist punishment as one more example of the rotten corruption that taints Canelo.

    Also, he may not have officially ducked anyone but Canelo sure did avoid prime GGG for a long time. He also talked about a Bivol rematch after the fight and I’m pretty sure it’s not going to happen ever. Even though Canelo was talking about fighting a cruiser. Suddenly he’s too small for SMW? Looks a little like a duck to me even though the first fight was someone sided I don’t think anyone wants a second. Especially ginger balls.
     
  8. Lazar

    Lazar Boxing Addict Full Member

    3,982
    3,997
    Mar 3, 2016
    Yeah, that one was swept under the rug with not much noise.
     
  9. Jacques81

    Jacques81 Boxing Addict Full Member

    3,281
    3,491
    Oct 13, 2016
    How can you blame someone for hoovering uncastrated hedgehogs; theyre so delicious.

    Clenbuterol from beef. Idk
     
    JOKER, oldcanvasback and Levook like this.
  10. miniq

    miniq Oleksandr Usyk Undisputed HW Champion Full Member

    45,613
    24,324
    Oct 23, 2011
    This content is protected
     
    Manning and Levook like this.
  11. shadow111

    shadow111 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    20,745
    7,567
    Aug 1, 2012
    A hedgehog sandwich?? o_O
     
  12. Levook

    Levook Well-Known Member Full Member

    2,258
    2,510
    Aug 26, 2020
    The reason why ALL of these ped cheats don't get the perma-boot from boxing, is because this isn't America during the great days of boxing. Back then it absolutely would not be stood for. No way, no how.
     
  13. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

    10,016
    8,413
    Oct 1, 2011
    I call Fury the Boar Meat Bomber.
     
  14. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

    69,076
    23,405
    Jul 26, 2004
    The Fury support is full of hypocrisy and irrationality, so this shouldn't be too surprising.
     
    BubblesUK, Finkel, Pimp C and 4 others like this.
  15. JacK Rauber

    JacK Rauber Try not to offend, try harder not to be offended Full Member

    10,600
    12,287
    Oct 20, 2013
    Never ducked anyone? Are you serious? He waited until GGG got old. He used weight requirements to disadvantage his opponents. He fought second-tier fighters in upper-weight classes. When he fought legitimate champions in the higher weights he got beat up. Why hasn't he fought Benavidez? That is the fight most real fight fans want to see. Why won't he fight Beterbiev? We know why on both counts.
     
    Tolak80, like a boss, HolDat and 3 others like this.