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Ryan Garcia’s Glorious Victory Gets a Spot of Steroids: Scandal Rocks Boxing World

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In a shocking turn of events, Ryan Garcia, the rising star of professional boxing, has been thrust into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Reports have surfaced that Garcia tested positive for the banned performance-enhancing substance Ostarine before his dominant victory over Devin Haney last month in New York.
However, it is still being determined if he took any banned substance by choice.

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A Breath of Relief? Ryan Garcia Cleared for Nandrolone Metabolite

Ryan Garcia’s Controversial Victory: Banned Substance Scandal Rocks Boxing World

According to veteran boxing reporter Dan Rafael, Garcia has been cleared of a potential positive test for the 19-Norandrosterone metabolite, which is a byproduct of the banned substance nandrolone. This news comes as a relief for Garcia, who has maintained his innocence throughout the ordeal.

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Golden Boy Promotions’ Stance

Despite the damning allegations, Golden Boy Promotions, Garcia’s management team, has publicly supported him. In a statement released on Thursday, they said, “Ryan has put out multiple statements denying knowingly using any banned substances — and we believe him.” The organization actively investigates how this finding came about and promises further action once the process concludes.

Ryan Garcia’s Victory Hangs in the Balance

Ryan Garcia’s victory over Devin Haney was nothing short of spectacular. He knocked Haney down three times and handed the WBC super lightweight champion his first loss. However, Garcia missed the weight limit, preventing him from claiming the title. Now, with the positive drug test looming, his victory could be overturned.

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Haney’s Reaction: Clean Fighting Advocacy

Devin Haney, Garcia’s former amateur rival, didn’t hold back. He took to Instagram to express his disappointment: “We learned about this situation not too long ago, and it’s unfortunate Ryan cheated and disrespected both the fans and the sport of boxing by fighting dirty and breaking positive not once, but twice.” Haney has always advocated for clean fighting, and this incident hits close to home for him.

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