EEC - February 13, 2007
A suspension and a signing highlight today’s EEC…
News, Notes, and Rumors:
- Former IBF Junior Flyweight Champion Will Grigsby has tested positive for marijuana following a post-fight screening after his loss to Ulises Solis in January.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission will issue Grigsby a suspension during a meeting on Friday in which Grigsby will be asked to appear before the commission and then help set a date for a hearing. Grigsby will most likely also be fined.
Commission director Keith Kizer gave some details on what Grigsby’s punishment might be like:
“The last few guys who have been busted [for marijuana use] have gotten six-month suspensions and a minor fine,” Kizer said.
This is the second time in his career in which Grigsby has failed a post-fight drug test…
- Newly crowned Women’s WBC Heavyweight Champion Vonda Ward has signed a contract to play for the NWFL’s Cleveland Fusion this spring..
Some Good Reads:
Boxing Scene: “Fighting Words” – Shane Mosley: Back up that Mountain
Features • Early Eight Count • Outside the Ring • Weight Classes • Heavyweight • Junior Flyweight • Vonda Ward • Will Grigby
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