"I'm not doing anything illegal"

Does trainer Angel Heredia's PED past make him a threat to boxing?

Originally Published: November 18, 2013
By Shaun Assael | ESPN The Magazine


Angel Heredia is shouting into the early Las Vegas morning as the boxer he trains, Juan Manuel Marquez, speed-steps across a flat rope ladder. It's early October, two days before Marquez's welterweight title bout with Timothy Bradley, and Heredia is trying to bleed the last bits of speed from his fighter's feet.

"Faster," he shouts. "You need to focus!"

Marquez, the senior statesman of Mexican boxing, is in astounding shape for ...

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