The defense Oscar Valdez argued that the Sonoran tested positive for phentermine from drinking a miracle tea called Divine, according to Beatríz Pereyra from Process.
Pat english, advocate for the super featherweight champion by the CMB, alleged that the only different thing he consumed was that tea, “which is used to lose weight and is made with natural ingredients such as persimmon leaves, holy thistle, mallow leaves, marshmallow, blessed thistle, papaya, myrrh, chamomile, ginger and cranberry , among other herbs ”.
The so-called Divine Tea is the herbal tea consumed by the Sonoran boxer and for which the stimulant phentermine was detected in his urine sample. It is presumed that this tea to lose weight, supposedly herbal. natural, is contaminated with the substance. https://t.co/qiUoBRjSyC
– Beatriz Pereyra (@beatrizapereyra) September 2, 2021
On Tuesday, August 31, the journalist Mike coppinger from ESPN revealed that Oscar tested positive in an anti-doping control of the WBC Clean Boxing Program and his fight against Robson Conceicao of next September 10, in Tucson, Arizona, is at risk.
The World Anti-Doping Agency
realizes constant warnings about miracle products or consumption of any other nutritional supplement, as they may have undeclared substances.
Yesterday, Wednesday, September 1, a hearing was held in which all the parties involved participated to determine a ruling that will soon be announced by the Arizona Boxing Commission.
The page Detox Jalisco shared a post six months ago where Valdez went up to Instagram Stories who drank tea Divine.
The Sonoran became world champion at 130 pounds on February 20 of this year by defeating Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt by knockout in the 10th round.
That was his third fight in the super featherweight division, after he made his sixth defense of the WBO featherweight championship on June 8, 2019.
Your first defense will be against Conceicao, a former Olympic Brazilian boxer with a 16-0 record with eight knockouts, who comes from defeating by technical knockout Jesus Antonio Ahumada in April of this year.