Saul Alvarez's doping test was found negative
The boxer passed a doping test once more before the rematch bout with Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin.
The Mexican boxer, Saul Alvarez, passed a doping test before the bout with Gennady Golovkin. It was shared by President of the World Boxing Council (WBC) Mauricio Sulaiman on his Twitter, BNews.kz correspondent reports with a reference to SportX.kz.
The results of the doping test passed by the Mexican boxer July 13 this year are negative.
"The WBC has received a report on the July 13 doping test of 'Canelo' from VADA. The results turned to be negative," Mauricio Sulaiman shared.
We note that on September 15 WBC/WBA Super middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) will hold a bout against Saul Alvarez at T-Mobile.
In September 2017 the bout between the Kazakh and Mexican boxers ended with a draw at T-Mobile Arena. A rematch bout scheduled on May 5 was cancelled due to 'Canelo' was found to take prohibited substance. Clenbuterol was found in his body. The boxer's team complained about the contaminated meat intaken by the boxer. The substance is used everywhere in animal husbandry in Mexico. The Nevada Athletic Commission suspended the boxer's all bouts for six months. Disqualification has begun since February 17, when his first doping test was found negative.
The Mexican boxer said that he would be responsible for a possitive doping test on clenbuterol before the second fight with Gennady Golovkin. According to "Canelo" he was not well awared about the problem of contaminated meat in his homeland. And the boxer decided to fully switch to vegetarian diet.