Timothy bradley, former world champion and analyst ESPN, gave his reasons why he believes there are “red flags” with Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, after what Oscar Valdez tested positive for phentermine.
“Canelo he got tired (in fights) ”, recalled the American in an interview with Fighthype. “He used to get tired and is a guy with 40 and some fights at the moment. In the fight with Danny jacobs he tired. I know that was a long time ago, but he got tired in the second part. In the first with GGG (Gennady Golovkin) he got tired, but suddenly he is defeating rivals and he does not get tired anymore ”.
Bradley explained that he does not have the basis to assure that there is something strange in the Canelo Team, but he did explain why he has suspicions after what happened with Valdez and that in 2018 Saul tested positive for clenbuterol.
“This guy is knocking out, breaking faces and raising suspicions,” he considered Tim from Canelo. “That’s what I can tell you. I’m not going to say it is and I think the facts are there and they are boxers. I think it’s a bit strange. We will see it in the fight with Caleb Plant”.
One of the most critical analysts for the positive doping of Oscar it was Bradley and he even wished that the sonorense would be knocked out, because he believes he cheated.
The American analyst asked both Valdez What Alvarez, have a follicular test done so that they can clarify that neither of them ingested any prohibited substance.
“Canelo he should also have the follicle test to clear his name and speak clearly to the fans, “he said. “That way we could know if it was just an isolated incident or if he has been using them for a while.”
Tip for Caleb Plant
Next November 5, Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant they will unify the 168-pound division to have the first overall champion of the super middleweight.
About, Timothy bradley He analyzed how he thinks the contest will be and believes that the US monarch needs to be in good physical condition, because the second part of the fight will be key.
“He will come strong and that is one of the things that Plant deal with the defense, “he said. “So work on the second half of the fight. I think that in the first, Plant it will be OK. He moves well, thinks well. Levels down, feints, and can do those kinds of things that can annoy Canelo and his game, worse in the second part is where he will need (help) ”.