Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

WBC Prez: Jarrell Miller Would Not Enroll in Our Testing Program

According to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller refused to enroll in the WBC's Clean Boxing Program, which is the governing body's drug testing program.

Miller was scheduled to fight next week in Las Vegas, but his ring return was canceled after he tested positive for banned performance enhancing drug. He is expected to receive a lengthy suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The latest infraction marks the third time in Miller's career that he tested positive for a performance enhancing drug.

jarrell-miller (1)_13

He tested positive for a banned substance in the aftermath of a kickboxing fight in 2014, and was banned from fighting for nine months.

Then last year he tested positive for three illegal performance enhancer and was removed from a scheduled June fight with unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Sulaiman explained that Miller has been excluded from the WBC's rankings for the last three years for his refusal to enter the Clean Boxing Program. 

"Miller specifically, he was expelled from the WBC, because he failed to enroll in the clean boxing program. Not once, but twice," Sulaiman told Sky Sports.

"What I can say is that he's been out of the WBC picture for three years, because we did not consider him to be eligible for rankings, because he did not enroll in the clean boxing program.

"When he was first ranked. We sent them the documents. He had three months to fill three pieces of paper, and he failed to do so. Then somehow they claimed they didn't have the papers, so we rang him again and sent them the paper, and he didn't submit twice, so he has been expelled from the WBC for three years."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Mindgames on 07-02-2020

[QUOTE=1hourRun;20636871]Tyson Fury has violated Anti-doping multiple times, for steroids, cocaine and refused to submit a urine sample to UKAD. I think peeps need to be consistent and hold these cheats to the same standard that Fat-Baby is being subjected to.…

Comment by Eff Pandas on 07-02-2020

This is why every ABC group needs to be testing ranked guys.

Comment by Oshio on 07-02-2020

WBC should address doping holistically, something to send a strong message to boxers across the classes. Currently Fury is its champion and he has an accusation on him that he is running away from. Surprisingly, no one is talking or…

Comment by 1hourRun on 07-01-2020

[QUOTE=techliam;20637483]If it really came to it, Hearn would follow the money But in reality, Fury would likely apply for a BBBC licence anyway. It was suspended pending investigation and he never reapplied for it. They were willing to licence him…

Comment by techliam on 07-01-2020

[QUOTE=1hourRun;20637449]You got me. I wonder if any top ranked HW like Anthony Joshua would go along with Tyson's screwy selection of BIBA to manage safety protocols. If the BBBofC is as bad as we believe they are, I hate to…

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (43)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Roy Jones: I Wasn't Like Mayweather, I Went And Got Every Belt Possible Gervonta Davis-Leo Santa Cruz - Judges, Referee Revealed For Fight Jaime Munguia, Tureano Johnson - Ready For Showdown Mikaela Mayer, Ewa Brodnicka - Face-Off at Final Presser Naoya Inoue, Jason Moloney - Face-Off at Final Presser Garcia-Campbell Interim Title Fight Heads To Fantasy Spring Casino Munguia-Johnson DAZN Weigh-In Report From Indio Gervonta Davis, Leo Santa Cruz - Face-Off in Texas Barrios Dedicating Karl Fight To Late Travell Mazion 3 Months After Friend's Death Lee Selby, George Kambosos - Face-Off at Final Presser Savannah Marshall, Hannah Rankin - Face-Off at Final Presser Usyk, Chisora - Face-Off at Final Presser, Hug it Out LIVE STREAM: Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz - Final Press Conference LIVE STREAM: Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. - Press Conference Gervonta Davis-Leo Santa Cruz Lands on Channel 5 in UK Subriel Matias' Manager Confident of Inching To World Title Shot in 2021 Tureano Johnson: When I Saw His Last Fight - I Knew I Could Beat Munguia! Gervonta Davis: I Cut Off Gamboa Fight When I Tried To Watch It; That Wasn't Me Mayweather: I Unretired vs. McGregor For A Quick Bank Robbery; Conor-Pacquiao Won't Be As Big The WBC's Latest Plan To Redraw Boxing History is Horribly Short-Sighted Jaime Munguia: We Are Ready To Fight Under Any Circumstance Paddy Donovan Aims To Win World Title Within Three Years Dave Allen: I'm Known For Being Durable - Lovejoy in Big Trouble! Andy Ruiz Will Bounce Back, Says Confident Trainer Naoya Inoue - The Run, In Progress Reynoso: Ryan Garcia-Teofimo Lopez Can Be Great Fight in Future Andrade on Hunt For New Opponent For Nov. 27 DAZN Bout Marco Antonio Barrera, Erik Morales To Collide in Exhibition on January 15 Joseph Parker, Junior Fa - Announce New Date at Presser Chisora Vows War: I'm Prepared To Eat Leather, Can Usyk Say Same? Joseph Parker vs. Junior Fa Pushed Back To December 12 Regis Prograis' Daughter Could Be Born On Same Day He Fights Juan Heraldez Barrios vs. Karl, Magdaleno vs. Cruz - Face-Offs at Presser Regis Prograis, Juan Heraldez - Face-Off at Final Presser Yoan Pablo Hernandez To Continue Career, Back on November 7 Inoue: Images Of My Family, Son Got Me Through Trouble In 9th Round With Donaire LIVE STREAM: Davis vs. Santa Cruz Undercard - Final Press Conference Savannah Marshall Motivated By Family To Stun Rankin For Title Joshua Will Look To Get Exception From WBO To Face Fury in 2021 Tyson vs. Jones Lands Exclusive US, Canadian Digital PPV Rights With FITE; BT Sport in UK
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement