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Video: Canelo, Doctor Speak To The Media About Clenbuterol

Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from next month's middleweight title fight with Gennady Golovkin, two months after Alvarez twice tested for a banned substance.

The May 5 fight in Las Vegas was to have been a rematch of the draw they fought last September. But on March 5, Alvarez's promoters, Golden Boy Promotions, announced he twice tested positive for the steroid clenbuterol in February. They blamed contaminated meat, and Alvarez agreed to random drug testing.

It was unlikely the Nevada State Athletic Commission would approve the fight after it temporarily suspended Alvarez, who could face a longer suspension.

Alvarez is to appear before the commission April 18 concerning the positive tests. Golden Boy President Eric Gomez said Tuesday the promoters were advised Alvarez likely would not be cleared to fight May 5.

Golovkin is hoping to fight a different opponent at T-Mobile Arena on May 5, but it won't approach the huge event that the rematch with Alvarez would have been. It's possible the two could meet later this year, depending on any sanctions placed on the Mexican fighter.

Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, publicly doubted that tainted meat caused Alvarez's positive test.

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"Again with Mexican meat? Come on," Golovkin said in March. I told you, it's not Mexican meat. This is Canelo. This is his team. This is his promotion. ... Canelo is cheating. They're using these drugs, and everybody is just trying to pretend it's not happening."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by factsarenice on 04-04-2018

The real question...if Canelo and Oscar have noting to hide, why bring a lawyer to a media event?

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Comment by MikeDa3rd on 04-04-2018

:bottle::bottle::bottle:[QUOTE=Pakutu93;18638414]WE MEXICLENS " We do fauCLEN AROUND!!!!😱😱😱🎃🎃🎃😈🐵🙀😹😺🙉🙊👻🎅🐼🐮🐴🐄 Buahahahahahahaha!!!![/QUOTE] You are reaching dude, reaching bad.... These jokes are painful

Comment by Joe Beamish on 04-04-2018

[QUOTE=angkag;18637614]Only just started looking at the first video, but the question 'given the GB Mexican fighters who have had Clen problems in the past, did anyone advise Canelo not to eat the beef in Mexico ?' Erik Gomez: 'No' This…

Comment by Russian Crushin on 04-03-2018

Sounds like DLHs photoshop expert talking about his cross dressing photos

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