Yoel Romero was animated and opinionated on Tuesday. The top UFC middleweight contender spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, and as he gets ready for his suspension to end in less than two weeks, the Cuban wrestler said he’s more ready than ever to put his stamp on the sport.
“I’m very excited because I want to come back. I want the people to see next time again, the people see again I will come back in action,” he said. “I’m training a lot. I never stop. I’m very excited. I’m very excited.”
Romero will return from a six-month suspension that began on Jan. 13th that stemmed from taking a tainted supplement. USADA suspended Romero only six months after they determined he had been clean during fight camp and fight night tests. In addition, the anti-doping organization was able to determine the supplement in question had a wider problem of contamination in their product line.
That, Romero said, is the fact everyone should remember. When it comes to being tested frequently and passing said exams, Romero argued he’s done everything asked of him.
“I want to make real clear that every single test that has been done on me has always been very clear. The five tests that they did during the training camp and the day before, the night before the fight – the final exam – all of those came out negative,” he noted.
“He’s always been against steroids,” Romero’s translator added. “He’s never touched steroids and he’s always been willing and open to take as many tests, examines, whatever that needs to be done to prove his merit in this, but in a way, he did get a chance to realize how many false faces, how many Judases, there are around him, he had around him.
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