The Mexican was punished by the Nevada and Arizona Athletic Commission for a 2019 episode.
The race of Julio César Chávez Jr. He seemed to be relaunching, after the two-year impasse between the fight against Saúl Canelo Álvarez in 2017 and the two he starred in last year with Evert Bravo and Daniel Jacobs, with victory and defeat by abandonment after a fracture in the partition, respectively.
However, the troubled Mexican boxer, 34 years old and record 51-4-1 (33 KOs), found a brake by the Nevada and Arizona Athletic Commission from an indefinite suspension that was imposed on him.
The reason? In October 2019, the Culiacán-born dodged a random anti-doping control and that is why he was under the analysis of the governing bodies. The fight in question took place last December, in Phoenix (initially it was going to be in Nevada) and even came to be questioned from that procedure.
Chávez Jr. is remembered for that spectacular event of September 2012 for the world middleweight title that he lost to the Argentine Sergio Maravilla Martínez. Just after that fight, he tested positive for marijuana in the control that was carried out.
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