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Ana Maria Torres-Alicia Ashley is Off; Torres is Pregnant

By Miguel Rivera

The fight is now off. Last week, promoter Hector Garcia of HG Boxing announced to the Mexican press that Ana Maria "The Warrior" Torres (28-3-1, 16KOs), the current WBC super flyweight champion, was going to move up in weight by two divisions to face WBC super bantamweight queen Alicia Ashley (18-9-1, 1KO) in the month of June. The tentative date was June 2.

Beyond the promoter's control, the fight is now canceled. Torres revealed that she is pregnant. And Ashley, who was training hard, is obviously very disappointed.

"I was so up for this fight and had a month of training under my belt already. I was so anxious for June to arrive, only to hear this news now that she is pregnant," Ashley told The Gleaner.

"Since there is nothing I can do about it, I have to wait now for my manager to find me another opponent," she added.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 05-12-2012

2 bad as I don't think , seriusly, her wedding is til June some time...could be career-ending @32 , recoop time then training again...she'll b 34...there goes the best female P4P...

Comment by Khalid X on 05-12-2012

Her Kid spent the first 4 weeks of his/her life in training camp....

Comment by flint on 05-12-2012

she's moving up in weight now without the fight

Comment by tranquilo on 05-12-2012

The true meaning of "career ending pregnancy" lmao

Comment by Elie on 05-12-2012

She should get an abortion

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