Latest Boxing Headlines: Tarver Suspension Upheld, Gatti HOF Bound?
Tarver Suspension Upheld
On Monday the California State Athletic Commission voted 4-1 to uphold a one-year suspension it gave former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver in June after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid. Tarver tested positive after his bout with Lateef Kayode on June 2 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California.
Gatti Added to IBHOF Ballot
The late Arturo Gatti, a hardcore fan favorite who died in 2009, has been added to this year’s Hall of Fame ballot. This year’s ballot also includes former champions Virgil Hill and Henry Maske. Results should be released by year’s end.