In the body of the Russian athlete discovered a prohibited substance ostarine.
The Russian boxer-professional Alexander Povetkin, nicknamed Russian Vityaz passed a positive doping test before the fight with the canadian bermana Stiverne for the WBC interim world champion by the world Boxing Council (WBC). This was announced by WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman in his Twitter.
“The WBC was notified by the Association for voluntary tested (VADA) on the presence of a prohibited substance ostarine Alexander Povetkin” – said Suleiman, noting that the decision of the organization will appear in the near future.
Later, the head of the WBC added that the current battle in Yekaterinburg between Stiverne and Povetkin will be cancelled.
The athletes were weighed.
As reported Корреспондент.netin may of this year Alexander Povetkin was convicted of use of Meldonium. And this broke him fight for the title of world champion in heavy weight under version WBC DevTeam Wilder, scheduled for may 21.