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 Last update:  1/11/2012       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Joel Casamayor's Boxing License Revoked, Fine Issued
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By Rick Reeno

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Nevada State Athletic Commission has revoked the boxing license of former champion Joel Casamayor (38-6-1, 22KOs) and fined him $10,000. Casamayor no-showed a scheduled hearing on Wednesday. The boxer tested positive for marijuana in the aftermath of his eight round TKO loss to WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley from last November at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Casamayor can apply for a new boxing license in twelve months.

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comment by Carlos Alberto, on 01-12-2012
[QUOTE=lazy]His career is pretty much over anyways. If they take his license it just means he can't fight in the United States.[/QUOTE] Wrong. It means he can't fight in Nevada. The major sanctioning bodies will back the NSAC (i.e. CSAC & NYSAC) but other states with small commissions can and wil...

comment by lazy, on 01-12-2012
His career is pretty much over anyways. If they take his license it just means he can't fight in the United States.

comment by prinzemanspopa, on 01-12-2012
Should have revoked his license on a permanent basis rather than just for a year.It's for a minor offense,but the sport is better off without stinkers like Joel Casamayor.

comment by #1Assassin, on 01-12-2012
some ppl have no fukking shame. fighters should be allowed to blaze all they want, it doesnt give them any advantage over their oponents and its the lightest drug out there so it should be legal for everyone. to give him the same punishment as margarito just shows they have no common sense wha...

comment by Libido Sanchez, on 01-12-2012
Reinstate Joel "The Chronic" Mayor!

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