Junior light-weight titleholder Oscar Valdez has examined optimistic for a diuretic, which is a banned substance, ESPN is reporting.
Valdez’s A-sample, taken by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association, got here again optimistic. The outcomes of his B-sample have but to be decided.
The Mexican, coming off his sensational knockout of countryman Miguel Berchelt to win his belt in February, was scheduled to make his first protection towards Robson Conceicao on Sept. 10 in Tucson, Ariz.
The optimistic take a look at locations that bout and Valdez’s instant future in jeopardy.
Diuretics are used for weight reduction and, in some circumstances, to masks the usage of different banned substances.
Sources: Oscar Valdez has examined optimistic for a diuretic, a banned substance. He’s scheduled to defend his 130-pound title vs. Robson Conceição on Sept. 10 in an ESPN+ primary occasion. That was his A-sample. The take a look at was carried out by VADA, a part of the WBC Clean Boxing Program.
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