Linda McMahon has been working hard to reinvent herself as a credible political candidate. She has had a difficult time escaping the scandals involving anabolic steroids that have plagued World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) throughout its history. And her opponents have never missed an opportunity to highlight the steroid problems associated with WWE. [Read more…]
Professional wrestler Randy Orton has reportedly tested positive for an anabolic steroid in a steroid test administered under World Wrestling Entertainment’s Talent Wellness Program. The violation represents the second offense for Orton since the Wellness Policy took effect. Entertainers are suspended for 30 days for the first offense and 60 days for the second offense. [Read more…]
Rey Mysterio, a professional wrestler with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), has been suspended for 60 days after testing positive for anabolic steroids under the WWE’s Talent Wellness Program. This is the second time that the high-flying Lucha Libre style wrestler, whose real name is Oscar Gutierrez, has been suspended by the WWE for failing a steroid test. [Read more…]
Chris Brown accused World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) heavyweight champion CM Punk of using anabolic steroids and suffering from steroid-induced impotence on Twitter last weekend. “CM Punk” is the wrestling stage name used by Phillip Jack Brooks. The steroid accusation was made in response to Punk’s criticism of Brown for his brutal physical assault of Rihanna before the 2009 Grammy Awards. Chris Brown became the poster boy for domestic violence after he sent his then-girlfriend Rihanna to the hospital with multiple contusions, a bloody lip and nose and a black eye. [Read more…]
The dreams of a Greco-Roman wrestler who had hoped to represent Canada in the 2012 London Olympics have ended after he was caught using anabolic steroids, diuretics and a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERMs). Colin Daynes had won the 74 kilogram division at the Canadian Wrestling Qualification Trials held at the University of Winnipeg on December 18, 2012. [Read more…]
Joanie “Chyna” Laurer continues to maintain that she has never used anabolic steroids. She recently addressed the steroid topic along with questions about her new porn career in an interview appearing in the November 30th issue of Steppin’ Out Magazine. [Read more…]
Just as the steroid case against professional wrestler Jeff Hardy concluded, Moore County investigators have initiated a separate steroid case against his brother Matt Hardy. Moore County Sheriff’s deputies experienced a sense of deja vu when they returned to Boys Camp Road in Cameron this week and raided MATT Hardy’s home. They found 20 vials of anabolic steroids which allegedly belonged to Matt Hardy. [Read more…]
Kurt Angle continued to deny using anabolic steroids for performance enhancement in a recent interview with Mac Engel for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The 1996 Olympic gold-medal-winning freestyle wrestler, who has established himself as a popular professional wrestler with the WWE and TNA, maintained that he was prescribed a steroid stack comprised of trenbolone acetate (“tren”) and nandrolone decanoate (“Deca Durabolin” or “Deca”) for legitimate medical purposes and not for performance-enhancement purposes. [Read more…]
Professional wrestler Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde, currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the name “Sin Cara”, received a thirty day suspension after violating the WWE Talent Wellness Policy in June 2010. Urive was the first recruit by Paul “Triple H” Levesque as the head of the new talent development department.
Urive had only been with the WWE for a few months before he tested positive for anabolic steroids. Urive previously worked for several years in Mexico’s “lucha libre” under the name “Mistico” where he gained considerable fame and popularity working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL). [Read more…]
Japanese Greco-Roman wrestling champion and MMA prospect Katsuya Kitamura tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone. Drostanolone enanthate is the active ingredient in Masteron. The Japanese Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) [Read more…]which means he will miss the 2012 London Olympics. The three-time Japanese national champion in the 96-kilo Greco-Roman wrestling weight class had hoped to represent Japan once again on the international stage.