Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr has been temporarily suspended by the
Nevada State Athletic Commission.
The Mexican failed a drugs test after losing his WBC
middleweight crown to Sergio Martinez in Las Vegas in
And at the commission's monthly meeting early this week the
decision was made to give the boxer a suspension with a view to
further action at a later hearing.
"Mr. Chavez's license is suspended, but there is no finding of
fact on the merits of the case," commission executive director
Keith Kizer told Espn.com.
"He had a license to fight in Nevada and we suspended it pending
a hearing. Chavez had no objection to it. He wasn't going to fight
again this year anyway."
A disciplinary hearing is due to take place later in the