Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/18/12
News broke on Friday afternoon that Andre Berto failed a drug test recently in preparation for his upcoming rematch against Victor Ortiz. Like in the Lamont Peterson-Amir Khan situation, the fighters had signed up for VADA testing, a strict, random pre-fight testing program. Also like that case, it was Berto - like it was Peterson - who requested the testing. Andre Berto's team released an official statement following this news, which you can find right here. Credit: Carlos Delago - Hoganphotos / GBP Andre Berto was recently advised that he has tested positive for low levels of 19-norandrosterone, a metabolite of nandrolone or nandrolone precursors. So far, neither Andre Berto nor his lawyer have been provided with any laboratory documentation other than a 1-page, summary report of the laboratory's findings. Mr. Berto's lawyer has requested the complete laboratory documentation package, including all chain of custody documentation and scientific data supporting the laboratory's
PLAYERS: Victor OrtizAmir Khan
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