Jarrell Miller handed two-year boxing ban after latest failed drugs test

DRUGS cheat Jarrell Miller has been handed a two-year boxing ban following another failed drugs test.

But the American can reduce the ban to 18 months if he completes a treatment course.

Miller, 32, failed multiple drug tests in the run-up to his proposed fight with Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden in 2019.

Miller was banned from fighting, with Andy Ruiz Jr taking his place and stunning the world by beating the British star.

After serving his six-month suspension, Miller was given a chance to redeem himself.

But earlier this year, he returned ANOTHER positive drug test ahead of a scrap against Jerry Forrest – his fourth in just a 12-month span.

Most-recently, Miller returned a positive result for an illegal endurance booster called GW501516 – found in a male sex stimulant.

News of Miller's ban was revealed by talkSPORT'S Michael Benson, who wrote: "Jarrell Miller has today been banned from boxing for two years by the Nevada Commission following his latest positive drugs test.

"Ban applies to all US states and can be reduced to 18 months if he completes a treatment course."

Miller has fought 24 times in his career, winning 23 of them.

Ahead of his fight with Joshua he was found guilty of having EPO and Human Growth Hormone (HGH) in his system.

Miller attempted to clear his name, telling Sportsmail: "Everybody wants to point the finger but not everybody has the right information

"The levels I failed for in this case right now were so minute.

"And with the EPO, you need to use that for months at a time if you want to get any muscle benefits not just one shot.

"Anyone who knows me knows I'm not that person and we are going to prove everybody wrong.

"I have spent thousands of dollars of my own money trying to find out what's happened.

"But there's ignorance on a lot of people's part.

"Everybody listens to whoever has the loudest voice at the time and who has the microphone.

"The proof is in the pudding. It's right there. I've been truthful from the beginning to the end.

"The truth will set you free and I believe in that. If you go by the book and by the law, this case is innocent."

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