COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Boxer Damon Allen has been suspended for six months by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.
USADA says the 19-year-old lightweight from Philadelphia tested positive for a banned diuretic in July. Allen's suspension began on Sept. 1, but he loses all results from July 19 onward.
Allen is a student at Northern Michigan University and won a silver medal in the 2010 National Golden Gloves.
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Professional Boxer Matt Remillard is more than capable of fighting with his fists, but after a fateful night of violence he picked up a baseball bat and bludgeoned a man nearly to death over their common relationship with a woman. The promising career of the 25-year-old Connecticut boxer will now be put on hold for the next five years, as Remillard serves out his sentence for the attack.
Remillard boxed out of Hartford, Connecticut and last fought in the ring back in March,…Continue
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By John McCormick
“Floyd Mayweather is our first priority,” stated Manny Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum when asked Pacquiao’s next opponent at the Trinity Boxing Club in lower Manhattan. “We want Manny to fight Floyd, he is our first priority. If Floyd isn’t available or the negotiations fall through, we will go after [Juan Manuel]…Continue
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Vitali Klitschko's management team have made David Haye an offer to fight the WBC world heavyweight champion next year.
The Briton anounced his retirement last month after losing his WBA title to Vitali's younger brother Vladimir in July.
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Earlier this week I touched bases with Las Vegas-based trainer Jeff Mayweather, who gave his thoughts on the recent trilogy bout between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as…Continue
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Floyd Mayweather is our first priority” stated Bob Arum when asked about whom Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent would be at a small boxing gym in lower Manhattan. “We want Manny to fight Floyd, he is our first priority. If Floyd isn’t available or the negotiations fall through, we will go after…Continue
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Khan said he’s been getting some good sparring from some tough sparring partners.
“They‘re not taking a step back,” he said, “Sparring with them is probably tougher than fighting Peterson.“
Though his focus remains on Peterson, Khan was asked…
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BOXING: Former Australian world middleweight champion Shannan Taylor was on life support in hospital yesterday after a drug overdose, reports said.
Doctors were monitoring Taylor but there were serious concerns for his health. Some reports suggest his life support machine could be…
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SUPPOSEDLY-retired former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has confirmed his team are in talks about a fight with Vitali Klitschko in March.
The Londoner officially retired in October but was known to be ready to fight again if the opportunity arose…
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Mercurial Aspirant Continues To Electrify...
Gary Russell Jr. (19-0 11KO) apparently felt he had something to prove this weekend in his featherweight bout against Heriberto Ruiz (47-12-2 29KO)...scoring a stoppage by way of a scorching 1st round KO...perhaps in…Continue
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Pac fans can't claim Floyd is afraid or hasn't said Manny's name
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I know most people want Miguel Cotto to avenge his loss to Margarito this coming weekend. But in my opinion I beleive Margarito will stop Cotto in the rounds 9-11. First I havent seen a consistent Body attack from Miguel Cotto since the Zab Judah fight, over 4 years ago. Secondly I feel Margarito imposed his will on Cotto as early as the 2nd round of the 1st fight, he was able to imply his strenghths pressure and volume punching by throwing 96 punches in the 2nd rd, and in some of the middle…Continue
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After watching the last two episodes of the Cotto-Margarito 24/7 series you could just feel the tension between these two fighters that’s so thick you could cut it with a knife. It appears that for both fighters there is a lot more at stake than just the WBA Junior Middleweight crown. Margarito is out to prove that his…Continue
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By Ben Thompson | November 27, 2011
Contrary to a recent report by Tim Smith of the New York Daily News, negotiations for a potential showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are…Continue
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