British boxing body to decide on lifting Fury's suspension

FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko and Britain's Tyson Fury, right, exchange blows in a world heavyweight title fight as Fury wins Klitschko's WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts in the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf, western Germany. It is announced Tuesday Dec. 12, 2017, that Tyson Fury is free to box again after receiving a backdated two-year ban for an anti-doping violation. Fury has not fought since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, FILE)
FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, newly crowned heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury poses for photographs in Bolton, England, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, after defeating 39-year-old Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf, Germany on Saturday to become the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion. It is announced Tuesday Dec. 12, 2017, that Tyson Fury is free to box again after receiving a backdated two-year ban for an anti-doping violation. Fury has not fought since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super, FILE)

LONDON — Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will have to wait until next year to discover whether his suspension from boxing will be lifted.

The British Boxing Board of Control suspended Fury in 2016 for drug and medical issues amid a separate U.K. Anti-Doping investigation.

That UKAD case ended Tuesday when Fury accepted a backdated two-year doping ban for elevated levels of nandrolone in urine samples following a fight in February 2015.

The British Boxing Board of Control says it "acknowledges" the UKAD decision, and adds that "Tyson Fury's boxing license suspension will be considered by the Stewards of the Board in January."

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