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Suspended boxer Gilbert to pay fine as part of settlement

Updated: August 12, 2008, 5:45 PM ET
Associated Press

RENO, Nev. -- Suspended boxer Joey Gilbert agreed to pay a $10,000 fine for a positive steroid test as part of a settlement with the Nevada Athletic Commission that will allow him to return to the ring as soon as Sept. 22.

Gilbert agreed Tuesday to the fine and a one-year suspension retroactive to his last fight nearly a year ago. In exchange, the panel dropped all but one charge related to a banned substance found in his system -- a metabolite from an anabolic steroid.

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