In the past decade there have been over 34 fighters caught and tested positive for steroid usage. Most of them had admitted there wrong doing but others tried to defend their reasoning behind their illegal usage. Fighter such as Josh Barnett and Royce Gracie believe that there was absolutely no wrong doing and that they were completely innocent. Hard to believe a man is innocent when you become a repeated offender. Josh Barnett was first caught in November of 2001 and let off with a warning. However he did not adhere to that warning/ and was caught again the following year testing positive for Boldenone
Steroids have proven to be a major problem in professional sports and the NFL should be a main target for criticism due to the size of the modern athlete. Athletes are “not born to be 300 lbs. or jump 30ft,” as Alzado put it, and simply combining this freakish size with amazing athleticism adds another health concern when you take into account that football is a full contact sport, every play at every position. While steroids are a large problem, the NFL has only scratched the surface of what they can do to make the game clean again.
WWE wrestling has huge taking of steriod?
Andre the Giant and Hulk Hogan, to Triple H and John Cena. World Wrestling Entertainment, or the WWE, is the most popular wrestling company today. Vince McMahon has been facing the issue of steroids constantly during his 28 years as head of the company (1). His wife, Linda McMahon, “was intimately involved with WWE from its founding in 1980,” and stated that “steroids had already become an issue by 1991.
Lance armstrong seems a pebble in the ocean, why is he the only getting shot for taking steriods?
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First of all, the WWE? Really? A scripted and noncompetitive entertainment industry vs. a prestigious international event? That's a comparison you want to make? Good grief.
The UFC and boxing have some of the best drug testing measures of any sports, that's why people are getting caught. Plus, state sporting and gambling commissions oversee them, so it's actually ILLEGAL for a competitor to be caught using, instead of just simply unethical in other sports.
The Tour de France, internationally, is almost as high up there as the Olympics. People care about it. And Armstrong isn't the only facing troubles for this behavior, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, and Mark McGuire will likely never get into the hall of fame. NFL players face very stiff penalties if they get caught, but more can be done to catch them.
People are angry with Armstrong because he was supposed to be superman... one of the great sports icons ever. Now his legacy is left in ruins and all the while he was lying to everyone about everything. He didn't accomplish anything significant on his own merit. People hate to be made a fool of.
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