As reported by Dan Rafael of ESPN, Alexander Povetkin has tested positive for meldonium according to two sources. Povetkins positive test was in a VADA-conducted urine test.
With the Deontay Wilder vs Povetkin fight being only one week away, the status of the fight is unknown.
Stay tuned for more information regarding the status of this fight on Team Everlast.
Two sources with knowledge of test have told ESPN that Povetkin tested positive for meldonium with title fight vs Wilder a week away.
— Dan Rafael (@danrafaelespn) May 13, 2016