Title-less Toney 'not disappointed,' ready for Guinn

James Toney said he is not upset about being stripped of a heavyweight title in the aftermath of a failed drug test. He's ready for Dominick Guinn this Saturday.

Originally Published: September 28, 2005
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

On April 30, James Toney won a heavyweight title. A series of major fights with considerable paydays figured to follow.

But 11 days later, it was revealed that Toney failed the post-fight drug screen, which showed that his decision victory against John Ruiz came with the banned steroid nandrolone in his system.

The New York boxing commission overturned the result of the fight to a no-decision, suspended Toney for 90 days and fined him the maximum $10,000. The WBA, following its rules, ...

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