Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt tested positive for Covid-19, and for now, his expected fight against Oscar Valdez it has been postponed until February.
The above was confirmed to LEFT PUNCH by a source close to the training team of Berchelt. The fighter learned of the positive result for the virus in the last hours, but had already shown mild symptoms.
The WBC super featherweight world champion developed symptoms and began to feel abnormally tired during workouts. It was with this suspicion that the test of Covid-19 to the Scorpion Berchelt, and it turned out positive.
Although only a few hours have passed since the news of the positive result, the fight against Oscar Valdez It has not been canceled at the beginning, but the initial idea is to visit it for the month of February. This, subject to Berchelt decide to undergo additional testing to rule out a false positive.
Berchelt and his team had already organized to move to the city of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, to start the preparation camp for the fight with Valdez. They already had everything ready, cook, department, and others, but the news of the positive for the virus has put everything on pause.
Originally, the fight between Oscar Valdez and the Scorpion Berchelt It had been considered for November 7, but it was later decided to move it to December 12.