Chavez suspended nine months, fined $900,000

28
Feb

Chavez suspended nine months, fined $900,000

Former WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. can resume his fighting career after June 15, in accordance with a nine-month suspension handed down on Thursday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission as a result of his positive drug test for marijuana use.

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20
Feb

Bey tests positive for testosterone

Unbeaten lightweight prospect Mickey Bey has tested positive for high levels of testosterone following his third-round knockout of Robert Rodriguez on Feb. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev.

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08
Jan

Lem’s latest: Chavez case review, Williams update

Julio Cesar Chavez’s positive post-fight drug test case will be reviewed in February; Plus, a Paul Williams update and a look at 6-foot-5 junior middleweight prospect Alantez Fox.

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07
Jan

Chavez Jr.’s attorneys to update NSAC on Tuesday in Las Vegas

Attorneys for former WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will address his positive post-fight drug test for marijuana as well as his future before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday. 

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15
Nov

50 Cent gets Nevada license; Pacquiao-Marquez IV officials picked

Rapper 50 Cent was granted a promoter’s license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, although Floyd Mayweather Jr. is apparently no longer considered a partner in the company.

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13
Nov

Martinez recovering from knee surgery

RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is recovering from knee surgery with an eye toward fighting on April 27 in his native Argentina.

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13
Nov

Martinez has surgery, eyes April 27 return, then Chavez rematch

Sergio Martinez had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right knee. THE RING middleweight champ wants to make a defense of his belts on April 27 and then face Julio Cesar Chavez in a rematch on Sept. 14.

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03
Nov

50 Cent Twitter attacks Ellerbe, Mayweather, who responds

Rapper 50 Cent to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Twitter: “You should have know not to go against me PUNK.”

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01
Nov

50 Cent splits with Mayweather, adds Dib-Velez to Cotto-Trout card

50 Cent has apparently split from Floyd Mayweather and moved ahead with two fighters he signed: Billy Dib, who may defend his featherweight belt under Cotto-Trout, and Yuriorkis Gamboa, who fights on the Pacquiao-Marquez IV undercard.

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24
Oct

50 Cent’s Nevada promoter application received

Rapper 50 Cent has turned in an application for “SMS Promotions” to the Nevada State Athletic Commission — and Floyd Mayweather’s name isn’t mentioned.

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