Richard Rodriguez says WWE wellness policy is not completely effective.
Last month, Richard Rodriguez made news when he started to name people he claimed were his clients. One of the people he named was Roman Reigns. Rodriguez was arrested for the distribution of illegal performance enhancing drugs. In an interview via telephone from federal prison, Rodriguez talked with documentarian Jon Bravo about WWE's testing policies. Rodriguez said WWE's policy are obviously not keeping wrestlers away from those substances.
"Well we all know WWE is a publicly traded company. They claim to possess some of the most stringent testing requirements for their athletes. However, the harsh reality is I regret to inform everyone that those kind of physiques are never attainable without drugs," said Rodriguez. "You can't walk around 250 plus pounds with four percent body fat without using substances," he added.
Rodriguez said in the interview that athletes and action stars are misleading their fans because they want to be role models. He also talked about other alleged clients of his. He and Bravo have been working together to release the names and more information as they put together the documentary. They both said they will speak more about Reigns in the future.
The video of this interview is below.
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