Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz returns to the ring this Friday night on a Premier Boxing Champions show, just weeks after been suspended.

Ortiz was previously slated to fight WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder only a few weeks ago but a late failed drugs test ensured he was pulled from the contest and subsequently banned by the WBC and WBA.

This ban has been lifted by the WBC however and Ortiz will actually fight again this Friday night.

Here is part of the official press release with comments from Ortiz included:

Some boxing fans have taken exception to the decision and have voiced their opinion:

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