The test was administered by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD). No official announcement of a failed test has been made.The report said Whyte’s camp and the British Boxing Board of Control were reportedly notified of the test before the bout but the BBBC elected to let it go on as scheduled.Later Wednesday evening, Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn said via Twitter that both boxers were cleared to fight. He didn’t directly address whether Whyte had tested positive. Further to reports I can confirm that both Dillian Whyte and Oscar Rivas were subject to extensive VADA and UKAD testing for their bout. Both fighters were cleared to fight by both bodies and the BBBofC— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) July 24, 2019Whyte (26-1-0, 18 knockouts) has the opportunity to appeal, which is a process that can take up to a year.The interim title holder defeated Rivas 115-112, 115-112, 116-111, despite getting knocked down in the ninth round at the O2 Arena in London. Dillian Whyte is under the microscope again because of a drug test.The interim WBC heavyweight champion tested positive for a banned substance before his unanimous decision win over Oscar Rivas last weekend, according to BoxingScene.com. This is the second time Whyte has allegedly tested positive for a banned substance.In 2012, Whyte was given a two-year ban for testing positive for methylhexaneamine. He insisted he did not knowingly injest the drug.Whyte, 31, is one of the top heavyweight fighters in the world having matched up with Anthony Joshua, Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora in his career.
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