Andre Berto has been licensed to fight by the California State Athletic Commission, which is awaiting an appeal hearing concerning a positive drug test by Antonio Tarver that is slated for Oct. 8.
The Oakland press conference for the Sept. 8 fight between super middleweight champion Andre Ward and light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson featured some early exchanges between the fighters’ camps.
Former light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver has been informed of his right to appeal his year-long suspension in the wake of his positive drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone.
Antonio Tarver will not work his regular post as color commentator for Showtime during Saturday night’s telecast in the wake of his recent positive drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone.
Showtime commentator and former light heavyweight titleholder Antonio Tarver has been suspended and fined $2,500 after a positive drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone.
Unbeaten cruiserweight contender Lateef Kayode met the press after holding Antonio Tarver to a draw in the “Four Warned” quadrupleheader main event on June 2. Kayode’s manager Steve Feder also made comments.
Antonio Tarver has won numerous amateur and pro world titles while taking on the best fighters of his generation but the 43-year-old veteran says he still has goals to accomplish in the sport – starting with beating Lateef Kayode on Saturday.
Former light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver tells RingTV’s Dominic Verdin that fans will witness “a hell of a fight” when he takes on undefeated Lateef Kayode in the main event of Showtime’s “Four Warned” quadrupleheader in Carson, Calif., on June 2.
Austin Trout: “I want to take the doubt out of people’s hearts of what type of champion I am. I have no doubt that I’m where I’m supposed to be. I have no doubt that, after my fight against Delvin Rodriguez, that I’ll be bigger than where I’m at now.”
Newly-crowned RING and WBC light heavyweight champion, Chad Dawson and dethroned Bernard Hopkins demonstrated respect for each other after Saturday night’s grueling affair.
“Bad” Chad Dawson hopes to win Saturday’s rematch and take the RING and WBC light heavyweight championships owned by “Mad” Bernard Hopkins.