"Honestly I was not surprised by the positive test. There were many red flags leading up to the fight, from the Grand Arrival outburst to being late to the weigh-in, plus a few other things," stated Michelle Rosado, the marketing manager for middleweight contender Gabriel Rosado, who shared some of the team's thoughts on the recent news that J'Leon Love tested positive for a diuretic following his controversial split decision victory over Rosado. As far as the entire team is concerned, although they strongly feel that Rosado should have been awarded the victory on the scorecards in the first place, they're pleased that the loss will not be on his record once the result is likely changed to a No Contest, which should be the case after the Nevada State Athletic Commission disciplines Love for the positive test.
"Unfortunately, Gabriel still will not be credited for the victory he earned and deserves. I know very well firsthand that Gabriel worked very hard in the gym, day in and day out, while J'Leon went the cutting corners route. On the bright side, the truly undeserving loss will not be on his record, but in the grand scheme of things, this shouldn't have even mattered if two of the judges would have done their jobs," Rosado explained. "The funny thing is Gabby's hard work proves to pay off fight after fight, even in loss. His work ethic shows consistently and his fans know it. In his past two fights, he has gained more respect from the fans than some fighters who fight an entire career. I am proud to work with Gabriel and I am excited about all of the opportunities his hard work has opened the door for."
BE SURE TO CHECK BACK SOON FOR GABRIEL ROSADO'S THOUGHTS ON LOVE TESTING POSITIVE