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WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman sent out a Tweet early Friday morning that revealed Luis Ortiz has tested positive for a banned substance in advance of his November 4 showdown with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

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JosueB

Blood pressure medication that he had a prescription for. But it's still banned by the commission.

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4 hours ago, JosueB said:

Blood pressure medication that he had a prescription for. But it's still banned by the commission.

 Ortiz never attempted to obtain a therapeutic use exemption (TUE), which is required under World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines, two sources said.

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DEONTAY WILDER TO FACE BERMANE STIVERNE IN REMATCH 

 

Deontay Wilder, for the third time in less than two years, has had a fight cancelled due to an opponent’s failed drug test.

Luis Ortiz tested positive for the banned substances chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide, diuretics commonly used in athletics as masking agents. Ortiz maintains that the banned substances found in his system through WBC-mandated VADA testing are the result of prescribed medication he was using to treat high blood pressure. However, Ortiz did not report to VADA that he had been on the prescription drug prior to undergoing testing for the Wilder bout. And on Wednesday, the WBC announced the fight wouldn’t go through.

Instead, Wilder will fight Bermane Stiverne in a rematch on Nov. 4 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Stiverne is the WBC’s mandatory challenger and accepted a six-figure step-aside fee to allow the Ortiz fight to happen in the first place.

Stiverne is the only man to go the distance with Wilder, but he wasn’t remotely competitive during their January 2015 bout. Since then, Stiverne has fought only once, a decision victory over Derric Rossy in which he was dropped.

Stiverne was set to face Dominic Breazeale on the undercard, but now he has the title fight and return encounter with Wilder he coveted. And some extra money, too.

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Mofo2

Stiverne get the fuck outa here - Whyte was waiting in the wings, that is a much more attractive fight!

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GRIM

Naaaa! Stiverne deserves a rematch

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On 9/30/2017 at 3:26 AM, Mofo2 said:

WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman sent out a Tweet early Friday morning that revealed Luis Ortiz has tested positive for a banned substance

WBC DEEMS LUIS ORTIZ WAS SIMPLY TAKING BLOOD-PRESSURE MEDICATION, LIFTS BAN

Luis Ortiz is free to fight again.

The heavyweight contender was scheduled to challenge Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title last month, but a Voluntary Anti-Doping Association test revealed an adverse finding for the banned substances chlorithiazide and hydroclorothiazide.

Ortiz (27-0, 23 knockouts) and his team contended that he was taking the medications to treat high blood pressure, but the WBC still pulled sanctioning from the bout and it was eventually scrapped, with Wilder instead knocking out Bermane Stiverne in one round.

Now, following a thorough examination of Ortiz by WBC Medical Advisory Committee Chairman Dr. Paul Wallace, it was determined he indeed did need to treat a condition, as claimed. It appears the Cuban’s failure to disclose the medications on a VADA form and apply for a therapeutic use exemption cost him a shot at the heavyweight title.

The 38-year-old’s suspension was lifted Friday (though he’s still banned by the WBA), and he’s eligible to reenter the ratings.

“The WBC concludes that the evidence available to the WBC supports a finding that Mr. Ortiz’ ingestion of high blood pressure medication was directed to the treatment of an ongoing medical condition,” the ruling stated. “Therefore, Mr. Ortiz will continue to be tested based on a specifically designed testing protocol.

“As of the date of this ruling, Mr. Ortiz is available to compete in WBC-sanctioned events, and shall be confirmed in the WBC ratings in a position consistent with the recommendation of the WBC Ratings Committee.”

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blackrican23

 VADA did its job Ortiz failed himself why pay for voluntary testing and not adhere , 

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failure to disclose the medications on a VADA form and apply for a therapeutic use exemption cost him 

 

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Neil_

From reading Victor contes twitter it seems they easily could've straightened this mess out a month before the fight

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blackrican23

They being team ortiz? King Kong isnt going away fight didnt happen YET ,  wilder will fight him if wilder himself is still around

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Mofo2

Its shocking that blood pressure medication has fucked up his testing, but even more fucked up that they never brought this to the attention of the authorities at the time!!

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Ortiz back with a vengeance! :yess 

 

“I’m ready for you,” Ortiz said in English to Wilder after they faced off in the ring.

“Stay by the phone, I’ve been waiting for you,” Wilder said. “I blessed you with the opportunity the first time, you messed it up. I’m going to bless you again. I understand the blood pressure pills and everything like that. … Be ready, I don’t want no excuses. I’m gonna whoop your ass.

Luis Ortiz had just blasted through journeyman Daniel Martz in two rounds, and with his man still writhing on the canvas, the Cuban walked over, peered over the top rope and started jawing at Deontay Wilder.The two were slated to meet for Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title in November, but Ortiz tested positive for banned substances, scuttling the bout.Ortiz was reinstated by the WBC last week after the organization found he used the substances to treat high blood pressure, and the heavyweight contender returned Friday on FS1. Wilder was there to take in the action and provided expert commentary during the short bout, and it’s apparent they’re angling to reschedule the bout for the spring.

 

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mexfighter

there's an old saying in my homeland of mesko.....its not the same to call out the devil as to actually seeing him coming.  in other words, be careful what you ask for, you might get it.

 

luis ortiz called out the devil (wilder) and now has to see him come.  good night ortiz....go by the way of the rest of your cuban countrymen, asshole.

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1 hour ago, mexfighter said:

there's an old saying in my homeland of mesko.....its not the same to call out the devil as to actually seeing him coming.  in other words, be careful what you ask for, you might get it.

 

luis ortiz called out the devil (wilder) and now has to see him come.  good night ortiz....go by the way of the rest of your cuban countrymen, asshole.

Wilder will struggle like fuck against Ortiz, he is strong and wont be pushed back; be prepared for the asshole to knock him the fuck out :coffee

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mexfighter

wilder too long and strong for that roid freak.

 

then, he'll go after joshua and crush your dreams.

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Mofo2

So blood pressure tablets are roids now eh??? :fpalm

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JosueB
1 hour ago, Mofo2 said:

So blood pressure tablets are roids now eh??? :fpalm

This isn't his 1st time testing positive

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21 hours ago, JosueB said:

This isn't his 1st time testing positive

Not surprising if he suffers with Blood pressure problems, you are on tablets pretty much for the rest of your life after you start taking them and the medication dosage and actual tablet changes as you age; there is a very good chance that any new medication can have banned substances within them and that could have an adverse effect on any test!!

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