It's being reported by various outlets that former light heavyweight world titlist Antonio Tarver tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone following his June 2 cruiserweight bout with Lateef Kayode in Carson, Calif.
Tarver, who fought to a draw with Kayode, has yet to issue an official statement following the positive California State Athletic Commission test.
However, Kayode's manager, Steven Feder, released the following statement to the media:
"I have been informed by The CSAC that Antonio Tarver tested positive for the drug drostanolone, an anabolic steroid. The substance was found in his pre-fight urine test. My client, Lateef Kayode, trained for 12 weeks by the rule, and we expected the same from Tarver. (As we would any opponent.) We expected a fair fight. I'm shocked in many ways, but as a fan of Antonio's I am saddened. He had a stellar career that will be forever tarnished. He's a talent outside the ring as well and I hope that some...