On Friday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission temporarily suspended middleweight boxing star Canelo Alvarez due to his two positive tests for the banned substance Clenbuterol.
2016 has been an admittedly forgettable year thus far within the fight community. From fans to promoters, every active participant seems to be licking their respective wounds well into the final quarter of the fiscal year.
In October, lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury was forced to relinquish his titles, and his boxing license was subsequently suspended.
Manny Pacquiao recently reminded fans he's a small welterweight who has been defeating naturally bigger, rangier foes who can handle his power better than fighters in lower weight classes.
Following Russian heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin's (29-1, 21 KOs) impressive first round knockout in May over the usually-gritty Mike Perez, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) accused the former of steroid use.