Jarrell Miller set to make boxing return for first time since ban with support from John Fury

  • Tom Ward
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Jarrell Miller is set to make his return to the boxing ring on June 25 after two years out of the sport.

The disgraced drugs cheat hasn’t set foot inside the squared circle since knocking out Bogdan Dinu in November 2018.

But despite testing positive for three banned substances before his cancelled fights with Anthony Joshua and Jerry Forrest – and getting a two-year suspension upheld by the Nevada State Athletic Commission despite an appeal – it looks like the former Glory heavyweight kickboxer will be back in the ring next month after serving his latest drugs ban.

Miller, 33, will compete against an unnamed opponent that will take place at an upcoming Triller event next month ahead of Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk.

Triller, which was originally a social media app, has taken the sport by storm over the last two years, in which they’ve hosted everything ranging from Mike Tyson‘s exhibition with Roy Jones Jr to Jake Paul‘s sensational knockout of Nate Robinson.

A Triller rep announced Miller’s participation on the show during a live broadcast last weekend.

They said: “Our first event coming up June 11 at the OC Hangar, it’s gonna be our Triad club show.

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Jarrell Miller is set to make his return to the boxing ring on June 25

“We’ve got a tonne of great fights in store.

“And then from there we’re gonna be moving on to our June 25 date, bringing back ‘Big Baby’ Miller.

“So we’re very, very excited about that.”

And he will do so with the blessings of Tyson Fury‘s dad John, who insisted that he deserves ‘another chance’.

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Fury told The Metro: “These boys we have had in camp, they are as good as what is out there.

“Jarrell Miller, there is a stigma around his name but he deserves another chance and we give people chances. He was doing his job [in camp], performing well and working hard and he’s a nice young man.

“I was glad to have had him in camp. He has given us every pound he is worth in what he’s doing. He has come in here, worked hard and done his thing. I can’t fault Jarrell Miller.

“People have all got a past. If you look at the past and not the future, you end up making a wrong turn somewhere. He is only a young man, he still has plenty left in front of him.”

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