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Bogere Suffers Injury, Withdraws From Abril Title Clash

LOS ANGELES - A partial tear of the left Achilles tendon has forced unbeaten lightweight contender Sharif "The Lion" Bogere out of his scheduled November 24 fight against Richard Abril for the vacant WBA Lightweight World Title at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif.

Luckily, there was no evidence of a rupture in the 24-year-old Bogere's tendon and he is expected to be cleared to resume training in approximately four to six weeks. Talks are ongoing with respect to a date on which to reschedule this championship bout.

The HBO World Championship Boxing event, which is headlined by Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero vs. Andre Berto for the WBC Interim Welterweight World Championship, will proceed as scheduled with the junior middleweight clash between Keith Thurman and Carlos Quintana as the co-featured bout.

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Guerrero vs. Berto, a 12-round fight for Guerrero's WBC Interim Welterweight World Championship, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. Also featured will be a ten-round junior middleweight fight between rising star Keith Thurman and former World Champion Carlos Quintana. The event will take place November 24 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Tickets priced at $200, $100, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable service charges and taxes, are available for purchase by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or AXS (888) 9AXS- TIX (888-929-7849), at the Citizens Business Bank Arena box office or online at www.ticketmaster.com , www.cbbankarena.com or www.axs.com .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 11-13-2012

Damn i was looking forward to this.

Comment by SpeedKillz on 11-13-2012

put him back in there with rios and let him take rios to school again then...

Comment by richardt on 11-13-2012

What hard luck for Abril. First he was robbed in the Rios fight by blind judges who need seeing-eye dogs. Now his big fight is out. Hopefully they can get a late replacement but doubt it. Reschedule for January/February I…

Comment by MJ223 on 11-12-2012

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Comment by El Angel on 11-12-2012

[QUOTE=THE ИATAS;12692710]damn, this was an underrated fight.[/QUOTE] Right? No talk about it really, but was a damn good opener for that tripleheader they had set up. Hopefully it's rescheduled.

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