While the boxing world is still taking in the aftermath of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto fight, there has been some big news over the past day across several different fronts. Most notably, it has come out that Lamont Peterson failed a pre-fight drug test several months ago, testing positive for synthetic testosterone, and also that David Haye and Dereck Chisora will fight this summer in London.
Peterson's Failed Drug Test
Peterson and Khan agreed to the VADA Voltunary Anti-Doping Association) drug-testing program, a voluntary, comprehensive screening program developed by Dr. Margaret Goodman. It had actually been Peterson's idea to pursue the VADA testing for the rematch against Khan, and as I've mentioned before, that was likely an effort for the fighters to put themselves in good position to potentially land a fight against Floyd Mayweather, whose recent opponents have all submitted to strict pre-fight drug testing programs.
The failed test for synthetic testosterone w...