4 Mar 2009 10:18:04 AM
(The youth of Russia: finding new and innovative ways to abuse performance-enhancing drugs. Hope you’re taking notes, American children.)
We were hoping that the official explanation behind Kirill “Baby Fedor” Sidelnikov’s positive steroid test would be physique-related, but it looks like we lose this particular MMA betting pool. The increasingly shady organization known as M-1 sent out a statement today ascribing the positive test for Stanozol to “a nose spray commonly used in Russia” to treat complications from a broken nose.
Damn. We never would have guessed nose spray, but now that we hear it we can’t help but feel like we shouldn’t be so surprised to find out that certain chemical treatments commonly used in Russia might contain anabolic steroids.
The statement itself is a true marvel of linguistic acrobatics, as it manages to express support for Sidelnikov while also conveniently distancing M-1 from any hint of wrongdoing. For example:Read More ADD COMMENTS (34) DIGG THIS