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  1. Chagaev dreams of rematch with Klitschko

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Ruslan Chagaev, who won a vacant secondary belt by majority decision against faded Fres Oquendo in July, was supposed to make his first defense against interim titlist Luis Ortiz next -- until Ortiz flunked a drug test after claiming the ...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  2. Porter, Brook waiting for drug testing

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook agreed to their fight they also agreed to undergo random drug testing -- blood and urine -- that would be overseen by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). However, nei...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  3. Lack of drug testing at Crawford-Gamboa unacceptable

    Dan Rafael

    Despite the excitement of Terence Crawford's knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa in front of his raucous home crowd in Omaha, Nebraska, the card's lack of drug testing made it feel like a small-potato club show.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  4. Stuart Hall lined up for first defense

    Dan Rafael

    Just three months after winning a vacant bantamweight title, England's Stuart Hall will be back in the ring for his first defense. That's a long way from where Hall once was -- down and out and hooked on drugs and alcohol. The 33-year-old event...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  5. Brandon Rios failed drug test after fight vs. Manny Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios, who agreed to random drug testing by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association for his Nov. 23 welterweight showdown with Manny Pacquiao in Macau, failed his postfight drug test.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  6. Tarver returns at heavyweight

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver, out of the ring for 16 months because of a drug suspension, is making his comeback at heavyweight. Tarver, who turned 45 last week, will take on designated opponent Mike Sheppard, a 38-year-old Wes...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  7. 24/7 drug testing for Pacquiao-Rios

    Dan Rafael

    In late 2009, when Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. were negotiating a March 2010 mega fight that the world wanted to see, it came down to a single outstanding issue that caused the fight to break up: Mayweather's insistence on random blood an...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  8. Oscar De La Hoya says he's going into rehab again

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, the president of powerhouse boxing promotion company Golden Boy Promotions and a former 10-time world title winner, has returned to rehab to address his substance abuse problem.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  9. Bey ready to put penalties in past

    Dan Rafael

    The poster boy for stringent drug testing in boxing and speaking out against performance-enhancing drugs is pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. It was his demands for random blood and urine testing for himself and opponents in recent years ...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  10. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to face Brian Vera after a year away from ...

    Dan Rafael

    After a year away from boxing following the loss of his middleweight world title and a subsequent suspension and controversial fine for a positive drug test, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will return to the ring.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  11. Josesito Lopez hoping to build on big moment vs. Marcos Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    After breaking Victor Ortiz's jaw and then taking a beating at the hands of Canelo Alvarez last year, Josesito Lopez has settled in at welterweight but is aiming higher than ever in Saturday's fight with Marcos Maidana.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  12. Middleweight prospect J'Leon Love fails drug test; faces ban, fin...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight prospect J'Leon Love failed a drug test following his controversial 10-round unanimous decision win against Gabriel Rosado on May 4.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  13. Updates: Mayweather, Mares, more

    Dan Rafael

    Some news and notes from the boxing world: • Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer said Thursday that the post-fight drug tests for Floyd Mayweather Jr., Robert Guerrero, Abner Mares and Daniel Ponce De Leon al...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  14. Sam Soliman suspended nine months for using performance-enhancing...

    Dan Rafael

    Sam Soliman, who outpointed former titleholder Felix Sturm in a world title elimination bout on Feb. 1, was suspended for nine months and had the result of the bout changed to a no contest, the German Boxing Federation announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  15. Pascal, Bute to undergo drug testing

    Dan Rafael

    A couple of boxing notes on the Canadian fight scene: • Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal (27-2-1, 16 KOs) and former super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KOs) announced they will undergo random drug testing leadin...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  16. Holt addresses 'atypical' drug test

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titlist Kendall Holt put out a statement to react to the fact that his urine sample came back with an "atypical finding" following his eighth-round knockout loss to titleholder Lamont Peterson on Feb. 22 in Peterson's homet...

    Blog | March 30, 2013