Hearn: "We have been informed by VADA that the sample of Jarrell Miller is detrimental"
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Last updated: 17/04/19 8:47
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.
VADA has informed us that Jarrell Miller's sample collected on March 20, 2019, found adverse results. We are working with all the relevant parties and will be receiving more details shortly. The preparation of AJ lasts on 1 June at the MSG.
– Eddie Hearn (@ EddieHearn) April 17, 2019
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 receiving further information about the results of VADA and will soon be talking more about this evolving situation. In the meantime, Jarrell continues to train for his fight on June 1 against Anthony Joshua.
– Salita Promotions (@ SalitaProm) April 17, 2019
"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."