Sean Gibbons, advisor and promoter of Manny pacquiao, denied the accusations of Victor Conte that the Filipino refused to undergo anti-doping tests prior to his fight against Errol spence, next August 21.
“My friend, they are both involved in voluntary control,” he commented. Gibbons annoying WorldBoxing News. “He is a garbage person for spreading rumors that are not true.”
However, the answer of Conte to Gibbons He arrived almost immediately when he learned that there will finally be tests before the fight and assured that boxing needs neatness for the return of one of its best exponents of recent years.
“Hopefully what they say is true and how good if so much Manny What Spence they will undergo voluntary anti-doping tests ”, he pointed out. “Clean boxing is fundamental.”
The president of SNAC stayed along the same lines and continued with the accusation that neither Pacquiao neither Spence are registered for the tests of the VADA.
“Unfortunately Mr. Gibbons he resorted to insults, but boxing deserves to know the truth, “he added. “None of them are involved in voluntary testing. Nor was it at the time Pacquiao for his fight withKeith) Thurman in 2019 ″.
According to his own Conte, his thought came after there was no tweet welcoming any of the fighters, so they wouldn’t be involved in the show then.
“All the boxers who get involved in the VADA they receive a welcome tweet, and in this case it doesn’t exist for either of them ”, he mentioned.
The words of Conte also suffered a setback, after Spence assured in a podcast that both were registered for the voluntary tests.
The match will mark the return of Pacquiao after almost 2 years of absence, while Errol spence will have the opportunity to prove himself against one of the historical fighters of the last decade and defend the welter belts of the CMB Y FIB.
So far only has confirmed Las Vegas as the headquarters of the combat, although the place that will host the contest is not known.