Discussion

Promoter: Eloy Perez fails drug test

Updated: March 15, 2012, 9:56 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior lightweight contender Eloy Perez of Salinas, Calif., who was knocked out in the fourth round challenging titleholder Adrien Broner on Feb. 25 in St. Louis, tested positive for cocaine after the bout, according to his promoter, Golden Boy.

Garcia Boxing, which managed Perez, notified Golden Boy of the positive test this week, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Thursday.

"I'm obviously disappointed by this," Schaefer said. "There's no excuse and nothing more you ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE BOXING HEADLINES