Plainly Conor Benn has as soon as once more hinted that he might plead a case of contamination to defend two failed doping assessments.
The younger welterweight and son of British boxing legend, Nigel, is presently trying to clear his identify following testing constructive for banned substance, Clomiphene.
The failed assessments noticed his bout with Chris Eubank Jr cancelled on the final minute and a promising profession thrown into jeopardy. Ever since, Benn and his staff have remained adamant that he’s a clear athlete.
It’s unclear precisely how he intends to show this, however he has compiled and supplied 270 pages of proof in an try to take action. The World Boxing Council are in receipt of that and are presently working in the direction of a conclusion.
There have been mentions of contamination all through the ordeal, and Benn’s most up-to-date retweet on the topic may recommend as soon as extra that that is what he feels occurred.
He shared a clip of WBC President, Mauricio Sulaiman, being requested about rumours that the assessments have been contaminated on the Voluntary Anti-Doping Company’s finish. The alternate comes from an interview by ThaBoxingVoice.
Sulaiman couldn’t remark.
“That’s one thing I can’t reply [to] as a result of it has the authorized implications that I referred to. That’s why an entire investigation has to happen, and something I say would simply merely be hypothesis.”
Mauricio provides an replace on the Conor Benn investigation.
He states Staff Benn took 3 weeks to answer them.
He additionally mentioned no remark (because of authorized ramifications) to rumours Vada contaminated Benn’s take a look at‼️🥊
Salute @ThaBoxingVoice for the interview https://t.co/WezUEH1vzdpic.twitter.com/NuoYQmmSLz
— LondonRunzBoxing (@LondonRunz) January 15, 2023
While a comparatively commonplace reply by way of an ongoing investigation, the truth that Benn noticed match to share the response is probably telling.
At the moment there was no timeframe provided on behalf of the WBC by way of when the case can be concluded, and the British Boxing Board of Management – who’ve their very own investigation alongside VADA – are in the same place.
Regardless of the shortage of readability, Benn is adamant he’ll struggle for and win a world title this yr.