Jarrell Miller could return in June after a two-year ban, but the disgraced heavyweight must test negative.

JARREL MILLER could fight again in June, but he’ll need to pass a negative doping test to do so.

The disgraced heavyweight has been serving a two-year ban since December 2020.


Jarrell Miller could fight again in June, but he needs a negative drug test to do so.Credit: Getty Images – Getty

A group of five members of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) voted unanimously to suspend Miller until June 16, 2022.

But Commissioner Anthony A. Marnell III proposed that the American be immediately eligible for a license from June 17th.

However, Miller will be required to provide negative drug test results under the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) random drug testing program.

Miller, 33, appeared with his lawyers during a conference call at the commission’s monthly agenda hearing at state headquarters in Vegas.

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According to BoxingScene, Marnell said, “The ball is on your side. You will serve out 24 months.

“You 100 percent have to decide what you’re doing here.”

Miller was suspended 24 months retroactively for testing positive for banned substance GW501516, also known as cardarine and endurobol, ahead of a scheduled July 9 fight with Jerry Forrest.

He was offered the opportunity to receive a sixth-month discount through random drug testing conditions – he was required to take at least two random drug tests per month for six consecutive months.

But Miller, who hasn’t fought since November 2018, couldn’t afford the testing program.


He said, “I lost my wife. I have lost my home. I lost my career. Now I’m in court fighting to be with my son.

“I am financially obligated to pay legal costs. This is more than boxing. It means being close to my son, to my mother.”

NSAC chief executive Jeffrey Mullen was willing to deny Miller’s application for a twelve-week reduction based on his past drug testing violations.

Miller tested positive for a banned substance at a June 2014 kickboxing event in California and was suspended for nine months.

But his biggest controversy came before a proposed June 2019 unified heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua in New York.

Miller later failed three VADA tests and was replaced by Andy Ruiz Jr. who stunned AJ but lost the rematch six months later.

He was then set to return in 2020 after signing with Bob Arum’s Top Rank stable until he faced the final infamy on a doping test.

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Last year, Miller received financial support from his manager and Greg Cohen, and last summer he signed up with VADA again while continuing to train.

The ex-contender hopes to return to the ring in the next few months, but no talks have taken place as his suspension comes to an end.

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