Boxing promoter Frank Warren says Billy Joe Saunders plans to sue the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission over his cancelled fight with Demetrius Andrade.
denies Saunders license after failed test Billy Joe Saunders is off the Oct. 20 Matchroom Boxing card after the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission denied him a boxing license because of his recent failed drug test.
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The test then returned positive on Sept. 28, but it wasn't until the Massachusetts commission denied Saunders' license that the fight was officially off.
"The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission, whose jurisdiction the fight takes place under, at their hearing yesterday they had said they had grounds for denial of his application for a license," Warren said.