Nery Tests Positive for Zilpaterol

By Caryn A. Tate on August 23, 2017
Nery Tests Positive for Zilpaterol
The drug was found from testing before his fight with Shinsuke Yamanaka. (Naoki Fukuda)

Resulting from the WBC Clean Boxing Program, Luis Nery has had a positive drug test result reported to the WBC…

Resulting from the World Boxing Council (WBC) Clean Boxing Program, bantamweight champion Luis Nery has had a positive drug test result reported to the WBC from VADA. The substance detected is Zilpaterol (which is similar to Clenbuterol), found from testing done leading to his world title fight on August 15 in Japan versus then-champion Shinsuke Yamanaka.

The WBC Clean Boxing Program will begin their standard investigation process, with any further information forthcoming.

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  1. Koolz 04:01pm, 08/23/2017

    and does that mean anything?  He boxed Yamanaka’s ears off!

    Nice left hooks.
    WADA, VADA, etc are joke. 

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