Conor Benn Suspended Once more As UKAD And BBBofC Launch New Statements

by Christina S. Brown
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Conor Benn has suffered an enormous blow in his makes an attempt to return to the ring after it was introduced that he’s as soon as once more topic to a provisional suspension.

Benn has been concerned in a large battle with each UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) and the British Boxing Board of Management (BBBofC) courting again to October 2022, when he returned hostile findings in medicine take a look at main as much as his deliberate combat with Chris Eubank Jr.

‘The Destroyer’ has maintained his innocence all through, and it even appeared that the problems could also be overcome after the unbiased Nationwide Anti-Doping Panel lifted his suspension, permitting him to have two fights within the USA over the previous six months.

Benn is as soon as once more unable to compete although after UKAD and BBBofC received an attraction in opposition to the ruling, as UKAD defined in a brand new assertion.

“UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) can at this time verify that as of seven Could 2024, Mr Benn is as soon as once more topic to a Provisional Suspension in accordance with the UK Anti-Doping Guidelines.

“While provisionally suspended Mr Benn is prohibited from collaborating in any capability (or helping one other Athlete in any capability) in a Competitors, Occasion or exercise that’s organised, convened, authorised or recognised by the British Boxing Board of Management or every other World Anti-Doping Code-compliant sport.

“UKAD and the British Boxing Board of Management (BBBoC) had been profitable of their respective appeals of a choice handed down by a tribunal of the unbiased Nationwide Anti-Doping Panel in July 2023. Mr Benn’s Provisional Suspension was reimposed by the attraction tribunal following the profitable appeals.

“Mr Benn’s case stays earlier than the unbiased Nationwide Anti-Doping Panel and the case will now progress in accordance with the UK Anti-Doping Guidelines. UKAD isn’t in a position to make any additional public disclosures at the moment.”

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