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Anthony Joshua Title Fight In Doubt After Opponent Fails Drug Test

Anthony Joshua Title Fight In Doubt After Opponent Fails Drug Test

Jarrell Miller has failed a drug test ahead of his June 1st fight with Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden.

The failed test came from a sample collected by the Voluntary Anti Doping Association on March 20th. ESPN report that the substance for which Miller tested positive is known as Cardarine and Endurobol. It could be used as a fat burner and to increase endurance.

Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, said that his fighter is continuing his preparations for what is scheduled to be his US debut.

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In a statement, Miller's promoter, Salita Promotions, said they are in the process of obtaining more information regarding VADA's finding.

On Twitter, Joshua's manager Freddie Cunningham said that should Miller not be allowed fight, they will seek a replacement for the 30-year-old American.

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