Oscar Molina, who was a partner in the London 2012 Olympics from Oscar Valdez, defended the Sonoran who tested positive for phentermine.
“A lot of bad things have been said about Oscar Valdez who uses stimulants and I just want to say that I know him and trained with him for many years in the amateur and he is the last person who would try or need to gain an advantage using prohibited substances, “he published in Twitter.
So there’s a lot of bad talk going on with @ oscarvaldez56 using stimulants and just wanted to say that I’ve known him and trained with him for many years in the amateurs and he’s the last person that would try or need to gain any advantage using banned substances ..
– Oscar Molina (@ OscarMolina562) September 3, 2021
Molina and Valdez They were the only Mexican boxers who went to London 2012. The Sonoran lost in the quarterfinals against the Irishman John nevin and lost his last chance to win an Olympic medal, while Molina fell in his second fight against the Canadian Custo Clayton.
After that the two became professional boxers. Valdez was world featherweight champion for the OMB and successfully defended the belt six times, while in February this year he knocked out Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt to win the super featherweight title of the CMB.
For its part, Molina debuted in professionalism on January 26, 2013 against Hector Mendoza and since then he has a 14-2-1 record with 10 victories via chloroform.
For four years he was inactive Oscar Molina and in February of this year he returned to defeat by unanimous decision Lisandro de los Santos.
Oscar Valdez tested positive for phentermine, a substance that stimulates the central nervous system, in a doping control on August 13 and after analyzing the situation, the Athletic Commission of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe gave the go-ahead to carry out the combat against Robson Conceicao September 10.
As he CMB as the Athletic Commission determined that phentermine is not a performance-enhancing substance in athletes, despite the fact that VADA has it on the list of prohibited substances, while the WADA no.