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Billy Joe Saunders given 6 month suspension by WBO

By Mike Smith: Former WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has been suspended by the World Boxing Organization for six months after having tested positive for the banned drug oxilofrine.  → read full article

News: Lucas Browne; Billy Joe Saunders; Frankie Gavin

Former WBA Heavyweight champion Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne continues on the comeback trail when he faces Junior Pati, the cousin of former Heavyweight contender David Tua.  → read full article

Hearn reacts to Billy Joe Saunders VADA situation

By Jeff Aranow: Demetrius Andrade’s promoter Eddie Hearn says VADA couldn’t ignore the positive test for Billy Joe Saunders for his failed test for the drug oxilofrine while training for his title defense on October 20 at TD Garden in Boston, Mass.  → read full article

Billy Joe Saunders ready to appeal to Supreme Court over canceled fight

By Mike Smith: Billy Joe Saunders’ promoter Frank Warren says his fighter is going to appeal to the supreme court if needed after the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission denied him his boxing license to fight Demetrius Andrade after he tested positive for the banned performance enhancing drug oxilofrine.  → read full article

Billy Joe Saunders vacates WBO title

By Trevor McIntyre: Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) has reportedly vacated his WBO middleweight title, which frees up the belt for Demetrius Andrade and Walter Kautondokwa to fight this month on October 20 in Boston, Mass.  → read full article

Kautondokwa replaces Saunders for Demetrius Andrade fight on October 20

By Jeff Aranow: It’s official that #2 WBO Walter Kautondokwa (17-0, 16 KOs) will be replacing Billy Joe Saunders on October 20th on DAZN to face Demetrius Andrade (25-0, 16 KOs) at TD Garden in Boston, Mass.  → read full article

Billy Joe Saunders denied boxing license by Mass. for failed drug test

By Mike Smith: The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission denied World Boxing Organization middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders a license to fight on Tuesday for him having tested positive for a banned drug last August.  → read full article

News: WBO On Saunders vs Andrade; Miguel Cartagena; Irais Hernande

World Boxing Organization (WBO) President Francisco Valcárcel Mulero commented today on Billy Joe Saunders inability to defend his World Middleweight Championship, as per contractually agreed, against Demetrius Andrade on October 20th.  → read full article

News: Bermane Stiverne; Billy Joe Saunders; Devin Haney

Hall of Fame boxing promoter Don King and heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne hoped to settle things in the ring in Yekaterinburg, Russia with former Olympic gold medalist Alexander Povetkin on Dec.  → read full article

Demetrius Adrade: I’ll be fighting either Saunders or Kautondokwa on Oct.20

By Jim Dower: Demetrius Andrade has confirmed that he’ll still be fighting on October 20 even if WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) is unable to make it due to his positive test for a banned substance.  → read full article

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