Boxing news: Dillian Whyte substances reported, Tyson Fury vs Charles Martin possible? Express News
Here is a round-up of the best of today’s boxing news…
Dillian Whyte failed drugs test – substances reportedly revealed
Whyte reportedly tested positive for two metabolites of the anabolic steroid dianabol before his win over Oscar Rivas on Saturday night.
It was stated on Wednesday that the Brit was informed of the issue three days prior to his fight with Rivas, though at first the exact substances were unknown.
Now though, it’s claimed by Boxing Scene that Whyte returned a sample to UKAD which included epimethandienone and hydroxymethandienone – which are by-products of the body breaking down dianabol.
Charles Martin a shock possible opponent for Tyson Fury’s next fight?
Tyson Fury could reportedly face Charles Martin later this year, according to Mike Coppinger.
It’s claimed that ESPN want an American opponent and so the former IBF heavyweight champion, who was dethroned by Anthony Joshua in 2016, is an option being considered.
Sergey Kovalev vs Anthony Yarde to be superseded by Canelo?
It has been reported by Mike Coppinger that a deal for Canelo vs Sergey Kovalev is ‘imminent.’
Keith Idec claims they are working on dates of Oct 19/26 in Las Vegas and that Anthony Yarde would accept step-aside money to cancel his bout.
However, Frank Warren insists this isn’t agreed and would be Yarde’s decision.