Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez attended Tucson, Arizona to be present at the fight of Oscar Valdez, and in an interview for the television broadcast, he expressed his support for his gym partner in the Canelo Team from Eddy reynoso. This, after the positive phentermine doping.
“I do not know if it is the case or not (doping), but the truth is that we are a team,” he said. Canelo in interview during the function of Top rank. “If criticism has to come to the whole team, let them come. We are a team that works harder in the gym ”.
The Canelo I travel to Tucson, Arizona, where Oscar Valdez made the first defense of the super featherweight belt of the CMB in view of Robson Conceicao.
“Oscar He is a very responsible person, he trains like crazy ”, he added. Saul. “It is an honor to have him on the team. We are a team and it is what keeps us going, if in the end they criticize us as a team, let them come. We want to continue growing ”.
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The controversy over the Oscar Valdez doping case
The Commission with him CMB They considered that phentermine is not a substance that helps to improve the performance of a boxer and that both before and after the positive test, samples were taken and they came out negative.
Different boxing personalities like Timothy bradley, Josh taylor, Sunny edwards, among others, expressed their dissatisfaction that the Pascua Yaqui Athletic Commission proceeded to carry out the fight.
In April 2018, when Canelo was in preparation camp for his rematch match against Gennady Golovkin, tested positive for clenbuterol, which raised suspicions.
However, the Mexican showed that it was due to the ingestion of a contaminated piece of meat and that it is something that happens very often in Mexico.
Canelo Alvarez is in preparation for his 168-pound belt unification fight against Caleb Plant next November 5.