News | Sep 11 2018

Eric Molina wants doping ban reprieve to fight David Price

Former Anthony Joshua challenger Eric Molina wants to fight another British opponent in spite of his drug ban, writes John Dennen
Eric Molina
Eric Molina  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

FORMER Anthony Joshua challenger Eric Molina is hoping is gain a reprieve from his ban for an anti-doping violation, so he can take on Liverpool’s David Price.

An illict substance was found in Molina’s system after he lost Joshua in a 2016 and he was suspended from boxing for two years.

In a statement, Molina’s team said: “Heavyweight contender Eric Molina’s manager, Lee Holliday, is working with the British Board of Boxing in hopes of getting Molina an early release from his suspension.