According to multiple reports, this Saturday's fight between Chris Eubank Jr and Conor Benn is now officially off.

The event was in chaos on Wednesday, when the Daily Mail revealed that Benn had tested positive for the banned substance clomifene.

Also on Wednesday, the British Boxing Board of Control issued an official statement which prohibiting the fight from taking place.

Lead promoter, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom, had his legal team attempt to challenge the decision of the BBBoC, but that attempt has failed. Extensive talks were held between the respective legal teams on Thursday, with no resolution reached.

According to several outlets, there was due to be a legal hearing later today, with a decision being handed down on Friday - which Hearn's company felt was way too close to Saturday's event.