Jose Uzcategui tested positive for a prohibited substance and his fight on November 13 against David benavidez was canceled, according to a report from Jake donovan from Boxing Scene.
So far it is unknown what was the substance for which he had the adverse result.
The contest was initially scheduled for August 28 in Phoenix, arizona, but the boxer of Mexican blood tested positive for coronavirus and had to be postponed.
Although Uzcategui is out of contention just over two weeks before the performance, PBC from Al haymon is looking for another rival to David.
Both boxers are in the program of the WBC “Clean Boxing”, which is supervised by the VADA. So much Joseph What David they were put through various tests during their training camp.
Uzcategui He has shared several photographs on his Instagram account in which he showed the progress he has made.
David benavidez fought this year against Ronald ellis in April, whom he dominated until he got the knockout in the 11th round.
For its part, Jose Uzcategui comes from defeating in June Jaime Hernandez Lopez via chloroform.
BREAKING: multiple sources inform @boxingscene that Jose Uzcategui has tested positive for banned substance and is pulled from Nov 13 clash vs David Benavidez. New opp being sought. Story from @Idecboxing and me to post soon on B-Scene.
– Jake Donovan (@JakeNDaBox) October 28, 2021
Doping by Óscar Valdez
Oscar Valdez, super featherweight champion by him CMB, also tested positive for a doping control in the Council’s program.
After an audience with the Yaqui Arizona Commission, it was determined that he could fight.
The substance he tested positive for was phentermine, only by the amount that was recorded, it was determined that it was not for better performance.
In the case of Jose Uzcategui It is currently unknown what the substance was for which it was determined to withdraw him from his combat.