The world Boxing champion was busted for cocaine use

Чемпион мира по боксу попался на употреблении кокаина

Benavides now unable to deprive the champion belt.

The world champion under version WBC in a super Middleweight weight American David Benavides passed a positive doping test.

In the body of a champion revealed traces benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite of cocaine.

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman confirmed that the documents received from VADA about a positive doping test Benavides. According to an official letter from VADA, was a positive results from the swab And urine of the athlete, taken on August 27 in Las Vegas.

Admitted his guilt and has himself a boxer.

“My sincere apology to WBC. I am ashamed of his actions. I admit my mistake. I’m young and sometimes make mistakes. It was only my fault,” said the champion.

Note, benavidez is the youngest current world Champions. Captured the vacant title in September 2017, beating the Romanian Ronald Gavril. Had their debut title defense, having won a much more convincing victory in the rematch with the same Gavril.

Now, it is likely that benavidez will lose the title and be suspended from Boxing.

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