sport news It was a NIGHTMARE day for boxing - Fury v Joshua was called off after sinking ... trends now

sport news It was a NIGHTMARE day for boxing - Fury v Joshua was called off after sinking ... trends now
sport news It was a NIGHTMARE day for boxing - Fury v Joshua was called off after sinking ... trends now

sport news It was a NIGHTMARE day for boxing - Fury v Joshua was called off after sinking ... trends now

JEFF POWELL: It was a NIGHTMARE day for boxing… Fury v Joshua was called off after sinking to shameful depths, while the attempt to get Benn v Eubank on is purely down to money A deeply damaging day for boxing began with Fury v Joshua pronounced dead The potential heavyweight Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight is now officially off Then the grim spectre of drugs led to permission for another being cancelled Conor Benn's positive drugs test saw his clash with Chris Eubank Jr likely off 

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A deeply damaging day of chaos for boxing began with the biggest domestic heavyweight fight in the annals of the British ring — the world title clash between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua — being officially pronounced deceased.

Then the grim spectre of drugs left the British Boxing Board of Control feeling they had no option but to cancel permission for Chris Eubank Jr and Conor Benn to fight on Saturday.

The boxing community sighed in despair. The public at large switched off in disgust. Fury v Joshua sank into the shameful depths where the small print of commercial contracts counts for more than a world title.

A deeply damaging day for boxing began with the biggest British heavyweight fight ever — the world title clash between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua — being officially pronounced dead

A deeply damaging day for boxing began with the biggest British heavyweight fight ever — the world title clash between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua — being officially pronounced dead

There are accusations promoter Eddie Hearn (left) and Joshua (right) stalled on making a deal

There are accusations

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