Mandatory world title challenger Anthony Crolla from Manchester was in another gruelling war this past weekend and his post-fight urine sample for his post-fight drug test showed just what fighters can go through at times.
Boxing can often be a brutal sport and for the brave few that step in the ring physical injury is always a risk.
Former world champion Anthony Crolla’s fans follow him for this constant willingness to go to war and fight the very best.
This past weekend he scored a points win on the Oleksandr Usyk vs Tony Bellew card in Manchester which now puts him in line for a shot against pound for pound supremo Vasyl Lomachenko next up.
After the fight Crolla posted this discolored picture of his urine sample:
Pretty horrible stuff without doubt – but a reminder of what some of the punches to the liver can do to a fighter after a bout.
What these fighters go through at times is nothing short of super human.
In Crolla’s case, it’s paid off with a shot against Lomachenko next which more than likely will happen in the US and guarantee him a well deserved career highest pay-day.
Here’s what Crolla had to say after this weekend’s win:
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Woke up, well I haven’t been asleep yet but I’m happy to have got the win last night against a great fighter in @daud_cino_yordan in a world title eliminator. Was a very tough fight which I knew it was going to be. Swipe to the end picture and my urine sample after it shows how tough. Respect to Daud and all his team who was lovely people. Thanks for all the support and thanks to those in the arena who gave me a great reception. Next stop world title!!! #boxing #manchester #mcrolla