US heavyweight boxer Molina banned 2 years for doping

first_imgRockets escape Warriors to even Western Conference Finals at 2-2 FILE – Mexican American boxer Eric Molina speaks at a press conference in London on November 4, 2016, ahead of his IBF World Heavyweight title fight against British boxer Anthony Joshua in Manchester on December 10, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLISLONDON — American heavyweight Eric Molina was banned for two years for failing a drug test after losing to Anthony Joshua in December 2016, U.K. Anti-Doping said on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Molina tested positive for dexamethasone, a corticosteroid which is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency for in-competition use, in a routine test after the IBF heavyweight title bout at Manchester Arena.Molina, who was stopped by Joshua in the third round, did not deny taking the substance or contest the anti-doping rule violation, but he did question the length of the ban.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHe argued he did not intentionally set out to cheat. Dexamethasone, used as an anti-inflammatory, was contained in a vitamin B12 supplement he frequently used called Tribedoce DX. Molina admitted to being injected with the supplement, and acknowledged he did not check the ingredients or ask for any expert advice before taking it.The 36-year-old Molina was banned for two years by UKAD from the provisional suspension until Oct. 27, 2019. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img MOST READ LATEST STORIES Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations His scheduled fight on Friday against Mariusz Wach in Warsaw, Poland, was suspended.Molina has a 26-5 record. Three of those losses in the last three years include a knockout loss to Deontay Wilder in a WBC heavyweight title challenge in 2015.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina View comments China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate fallslast_img

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