Eddy reynoso, head of Canelo Team, assured that he did not give any statement of the positive doping of Oscar Valdez on phentermine to focus on the fight before Robson Conceicao.
“I decided not to say anything about this issue to any means to keep my boxer (Oscar Valdez) concentrated, but on Monday (September 13) I am at your service to answer the questions you want, “he wrote Eddy on Twitter.
I chose not to give statements on this subject to any media to keep my boxer focused, but as of Monday I am at your service to answer any questions you like!
– EDDY REYNOSO (@CANELOTEAM) September 11, 2021
This came after the journalist Keith Idec from Boxing Scene published that Andre Ward, ex-boxer and analyst for ESPN, said that Reynoso he kept quiet.
“And special mention to Andre Ward to mention Eddy reynoso that he was not available to answer any questions from his boxer, Oscar Valdez, who tested positive for a substance prohibited by the VADA“, wrote Idec.
And props to Andre Ward for calling out Eddy Reynoso for not making himself available to answer any questions about his fighter, Oscar Valdez, testing positive for one of VADA’s banned substances.
– Keith Idec (@Idecboxing) September 11, 2021
After the positive of Valdez, Eddy remained silent and although normally during fight week as well as after it, the WBC Coach of the Year usually gives interviews.
Criticism of Eddy
Reynoso has been one of the most attacked by boxers, ex-boxers and analysts for what happened to Oscar, since in April 2018, when Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez was in preparation for the rematch fight against Gennady Golovkin, tested positive for clenbuterol.
Nevertheless, Canelo showed that his positive doping was due to the ingestion of a contaminated piece of meat and was only suspended for six months, so that later the confrontation with GGG.
Also, the Mexican underwent a follicle test to reveal if he had previously used prohibited substances and it came out negative.
Now with the Oscar Valdez, the Pascual Yaqui Athletic Commission decided to continue with the confrontation before Conceicao considering that phentermine is not a substance that helps to improve performance.
For his part, CMB He clarified that he endorsed it because of the clean history that the Sonoran had prior to that anti-doping control, as well as that before and after that sample, others were collected that were negative.