Boxer takes unannounced drug test on Floyd Mayweather's request

An anti-doping examiner surprisingly visited Mannay Pacquiao rented mansion in LA for a drug and urine test


Manny Pacquiao was subjected to an impromptu drug test after Floyd Mayweather requested that an anti-doping examiner to test his rival.

Like we earlier reported, the undefinedahead of their May 2 big money clash.

Pacquiao was approached unannounced by the anti-doping examiner at a rented house in Los Angeles where he is preparing to face Mayweather in Las Vegas on May 2.

Both fighters are reportedly allowed to request for a surprise drug test under the US Anti-Doping Association programme to which they have both signed up.

Floyd Mayweather triggered the first request on Sunday, March 15 ahead of  the $350 million richest fight of all time.

The inspector called at the house, where Pacquiao was relaxing with members of his team between work-outs with master trainer Freddie Roach at the fabled Wild Card Gym.

He readily submitted to the tests for both blood and urine. "No problem," he told the medic, with a smile.

Floyd Mayweather would definitely be surprised with Pacquiao reaction to the tests as the Filipino is known not to be fan of it.

Pacquiao has had to overcome an element of paranoia that a loss of blood prior to fights might weaken him in the ring

Mayweather  on his part has campaigned vociferously in the last two years for the implementation of random blood testing for all fights.

Both fighters have alot at stake in the May 2 fight.

Floyd Mayweather is set to pocket up to $180 million from the fight while $120 million is at stake for Pacquiao.


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