By Huck Allen: WBC tremendous featherweight champion Oscar Valdez can be making his extremely publicized first title protection of his belt tonight towards his former conqueror from the novice days Robson Conceicao within the headliner on the On line casino Del Sol in Tucson, Arizona.
Valdez, 30, has been getting dumped on all week for his constructive check for phentermine, however the combat remains to be going forward after the WBC and the native Fee agreed that it wasn’t an enormous deal. Quite a lot of boxing followers disagree, however they don’t have any say so.
Boxing Information 24 can be giving stay updates on the motion tonight beneath:
- Unbeaten mild welterweight prospect Lindolfo Delgado (13-0, 12 KOs) blew out Miguel Zamudio (45-17-1, 28 KOs) by a second spherical knockout. Delgado dropped the journeyman Zamudio 3 times earlier than the competition was halted at 0:50 of the second spherical.
- Mild welterweight Juan Rene Tellez (16-1, 10 KOs) stopped Eduardo Garza (15-5-1, 8 KOs) by a seventh spherical knockout in an eight spherical bout.
- Unbeaten Omar Alejandro Aguilar (22-0, 21 KOs) saved his excellent document inactive with a second spherical demolition job of Carlos Manuel Portillo (22-4, 17 KOs) in mild welterweight motion. Aguilar dropped Portillo 3 times within the contest with one coming within the first and two extra within the second. The competition was halted after the second knockdown in spherical two. The time of the stoppage was at 0:55 of spherical two.
Atlas discusses Valdez’s constructive check
“The WBC is saying it’s okay and is letting the combat go on. Properly, then why did you ban it then?” stated Atlas on The Fight with Teddy Atlas about Valdez testing constructive for the banned substance Phentermine.
“Why do you’ve gotten these guidelines? In the event you’re not going to uphold these guidelines and droop him? Does it rely upon who’s caught and doing it? ‘
“Eddy Reynoso, he’s had what number of fighters in his camp [that have tested positive for banned substances]. I bought three of them. You’ve bought Canelo, you’ve bought Valdez and you then return and you bought Julio Cesar Martinez.
“I need to get into the excuse in how they get round this. The WBC says they solely ban the drug [phentermine] in competitors, and the in-competition interval solely begins on combat day. Wow!
“You need to use a banned substance to prepare for a combat so long as you don’t use it the day of the combat. Properly, that makes quite a lot of sense.
“So let’s simply say it offers you a bonus in making weight. So it helps you make weight, which isn’t authorized.
“So you’ve gotten a bonus, one thing that helps you make weight the place you don’t must battle like the opposite man might need to. Why would you employ it after that anyway?
“You used it for the job that it was going that can assist you with. So that you used it throughout camp, and also you used it throughout a very powerful week main as much as the combat the place you bought to crunch weight, the place you bought to drop some weight,” stated Atlas.
Teddy desires the game to be clear
“All these regulators of the game are only a joke,” Atlas continued. “Their motto is to return combat for the WBC, which stands for ‘We Be Gathering.’
“Are banks are at all times open. Canelo examined constructive for the banned substance clenbuterol in 2018. In 2018, he needed to postpone the rematch with Golovkin.
“In 2019, Julio Cesar Martinez, additionally a part of Reynoso’s fitness center, examined constructive for a similar drug that Canelo did, Clenbuterol. So now, after all, now we have Valdez. That’s three.
“I’ve heard individuals say there’s extra. I believe three is form of lots. Caleb Plant, the IBF tremendous middleweight champion, went on a rant after listening to about Valdez not being held accountable and never being suspended.
“He’s not mistaken. Quite a lot of fighters really feel the identical manner, however they gained’t say it publically. I bought to present them credit score.
“This sport is already harmful sufficient with out placing stuff in your physique to make it much more harmful. He has to go and combat Canelo if that combat stays on.
“He’s bought the proper to guarantee that he’s clear,” Atlas stated about Plant having the proper to verify Canelo is clear. He has the proper to be involved and talking up.
“Lots of people like trainers are afraid to talk up. They’re afraid to get on the mistaken aspect of someone. They’re afraid to get on that blacklist,” stated Atlas.