Joel Casamayor's Boxing License Revoked, Fine Issued

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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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Carlos Alberto on 01-12-2012

[QUOTE=lazy;11657701]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…

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…

Comment by Libido Sanchez on 01-12-2012

Reinstate Joel "The Chronic" Mayor!

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