Hearn: "We have been informed by VADA that the sample of Jarrell Miller is detrimental"

Last updated: 17/04/19 8:47

Jarrell Miller to fight against Anthony Joshua on 1 June

Jarrell Miller to fight against Anthony Joshua on 1 June

Jarrell Miller recorded a "negative finding" in a drug test before battling with Anthony Joshua for the title of World Champion title unification.

The American will fight live against IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1st Sky Sports box office.

Hearn said on Twitter of the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) test: "We were informed by VADA that the sample collected by Jarrell Miller on March 20, 2019, found adverse results.

"We are working with all the relevant parties and will get more details soon.

"AJ's preparation for June 1 at MSG will continue."

Miller co-promoter Dmitry Salita confirmed the news and said that his boxer would continue to train as he searched for more information.

"We are in the process of getting more information about VADA's results and will be talking more about this evolving situation soon," said Salita Promotions on Twitter.

"In the meantime, Jarrell continues to train for his fight on June 1 against Anthony Joshua."

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