Luis Ortiz will not replace Jarrell Miller as world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s opponent on 1 June, the Cuban’s promoter has said.
Joshua was due to fight Miller at New York’s Madison Square Garden – the British fighter’s US debut.
But Miller was denied a licence after an “adverse finding” from a sample taken on 20 March.
King Kong Boxing accused Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn of using Ortiz, 40, as a “gimmick”. Read more