British-Nigerian heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua‘s American debut might not be happening for now after his supposed opponent Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller was said to have failed a drugs test.
Joshua was scheduled to fight Miller on June 1st at New York’s Madison Square Garden. ESPN, revealed that 30-year-old Miller tested positive for banned muscle growth substance GW1516 on March 20. A second sample may now be tested.
The revelation of a negative finding for performance-enhancing drugs now leaves promoter Eddie Hearn looking for another heavyweight to face Anthony Joshua with six weeks to go.
This morning promoter Hearn Tweeted: ‘We have been informed by VADA that there has been an adverse finding in Jarrell Miller’s sample collected on March 20th, 2019. We are working with all relevant parties and will update with more details soon. AJ’s preparation continues for June 1st at MSG.’