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Nevada suspends Chavez Jr. for failed drug test

Updated: October 9, 2012, 7:59 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada State Athletic Commission has temporarily suspended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. after the former middleweight champion failed a drug test.

The commission made the standard procedural move Tuesday. Chavez tested positive for marijuana use last month.

Commission executive Keith Kizer said Chavez will have a disciplinary hearing within the next two months. Chavez could receive a lengthy suspension or a significant fine on his $3 million purse.

Chavez's failed ...

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