Mauricio Sulaimán assures that the WBC will not withdraw the championship from Óscar Valdez for doping

Mauricio Sulaimán asegura que CMB no retirará campeonato a Óscar Valdez por dopaje

Mauricio Sulaiman, president of the CMB, ensures that the body will not withdraw the super featherweight world championship to Oscar Valdez despite having tested positive for anti-doping tests.

“It is simple, it is not a substance that helps improve performance,” he explained. Mauricio Sulaimán to Mike coppinger from ESPN. “It’s like you take three Red bulls. In the world of anti-doping there are hundreds of substances ”.

He also added that Oscar Valdez will not receive any punishment from CMB for having tested positive for phentermine.

Mauricio Sulaiman tells ESPN that Oscar Valdez he will not be stripped or face any punishment after the organization decides that phentermine is not a performance enhancing substance, “he posted Coppinger. “This is despite the program of WBC Clean Boxing with the VADA. VADA it penalizes phentermine, a stimulant of the central nervous system ”.

The reasons for the WBC

In a long statement, the agency explained in detail how the entire process occurred since the substance was found in the body of Oscar.

Immediately after they received the positive notification, the CMB formed a panel to analyze the situation in which he was also included Valdez and his team, who “have cooperated 100% at all times during the process.”

The sample that tested positive was collected on August 13. However, on July 22 and August 30 he underwent other tests in which he was negative.

Phentermine was also determined to be an “appetite suppressant prescription drug with no documented performance-enhancing effects or benefits in competition.”

The career of the boxer from Sonora was also taken into account, who in 19 years of career has always tested negative.

In analyzing the situation, the Pascua Yaqui Athletic Commission, the one in charge of sanctioning the fight in Tucson, Arizona, decided that the fight should take place.

The CMB will place Oscar under observation for 12 months and if there is another positive, they will give him an indefinite suspension.

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