Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Burns vs. Vazquez Postponed, New Date Being Sought

By Luke Furman

The lightweight unification between Ricky Burns (35-2, 10KOs) and Miguel Vazquez (33-3, 13KOs) has been postponed and a new date is being discussed. The match was scheduled for March 16th at Wembley Arena in London.

The second hit for promoter Frank Warren's big event, after it was confirmed by BoxingScene.com on Saturday that super middleweight George Groves had withdrawn from the event to sign a promotional deal with Warren's rival Eddie Hearn.

The details are not exactly clear, but UK sources indicate that Vazquez is suffering some type of ailment and can't move forward on the March date. Warren shut down rumors of a financial dispute between the two camps.

Burns is very unhappy with the situation. He was set to fight in December but that fight was called off after several opponents withdrew.

Burns' manager Alex Morrison told The Sun that Warren and Vazquez's promoter, Zanfer, are working on a new date, but their team is very upset with yet another fight falling through.

“While there is talk of it being rescheduled within 30 days, Ricky and I are very unhappy,” Morrison said to the paper.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by wja1966 on 03-04-2013

massive disappointment but id make Burns and Broner now if it was possible

Comment by letsgobrady on 03-04-2013

[QUOTE=killakali;13107800]Abril gets ko'd bigtime[/QUOTE] i think abril and vasquez can both give broner some problems but i wouldn't bet any money on them actually beating broner

Comment by Cinci Champ on 03-04-2013

just fight broner already screw it **** abril

Comment by killakali on 03-04-2013

[QUOTE=PBP;13107301]So its getting postponed? Hell yeah. Now make Broner vs. Abril on June 15th ASAP. No ****in excuses.[/QUOTE] Abril gets ko'd bigtime

Comment by Kagami Taiga on 03-03-2013

[QUOTE=rey guey;13107623]Abril isn't much of a threat to Broner. I know people are high on him now but that's just because Showtime is hyping him up to be. you can't trust anything they say because the president is a former…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (24)
Top Headlines Daniel Jacobs: Unless Lemieux Gets Lucky, Saunders Will Win Felix Verdejo To Return on March 17, Manager Vows Better Year Easter-Fortuna Added to Spence-Peterson Card 1/20 at Barclays Mayweather-McGregor Banks 4.3 Million Buys, Says Showtime Lipinets: I Expect To Hit Mikey Garcia - Let's See How He Handles It! Photos: Seldin vs. Ulysse, Douglas vs. O'Sullivan - Final Presser Hearn: Tyson Fury Can Face Whyte in Return: Then Bellew, Joshua Barthelemy vs. Relikh II For Vacant WBA Title on Garcia-Lipinets Mikey Garcia to Face Sergey Lipinets February 10 in San Antonio Photos: Saunders, David Lemieux Get Tense at Final Presser Yvan Mendy May Inch Closer To Title Shot With Another Win David Lemieux Vows Beating, To Put Saunders Through Hell Video: Badou Jack, Shawn Porter Discuss Future Plans, More Klitschko Auctions Off Robe From Joshua Fight, With USB Prediction Erik Skoglund Remains in an Induced Coma Following Surgery Photos: Alexander Povetkin, Christian Hammer - Ready For War Photos: Conor Benn Wins a Wild War To Keep Record Intact Lemieux: I'm a Whole Different Guy Than I Was Against Golovkin Parker's Trainer: My Fighter's Resume is Better Than Joshua's! Spence: Fractured Eye Sockets Must Be in Back of Brook's Mind Saunders Took Precautions To Avoid Possible Lemieux Spies Frank Warren: The Moment of Truth is Here For Billy Joe Saunders Khan: Now I Know Why Pacquiao Picked Horn - And He Still Lost! Anthony Joshua Lights Up Christmas For NSPCC Children Arum: Boxing Has Been Crying So Long For a Kid Like Jeff Horn! Groves-Eubank Undercard: Arfan Iqbal vs. Simon Vallily is Set Carl Frampton vs. Nonito Donaire in Play For April 7 in Belfast? Horn Predicts Vegas Shocker: I Got The Style To Beat Crawford! Billy Joe Saunders Can Resume Upward Mobility De La Hoya Says He's Still Open To Return - Rips Floyd Mayweather Cesar Juarez vs. Isaac Dogboe For WBO Interim, January 6 Rigondeaux Trainer Reacts To Critics: My Fighter is No Quitter! Diego De La Hoya Overweight, Fight Pulled From ESPN Card Teddy Atlas Confirms Removal, Will No Longer Call ESPN Fights Terry Flanagan vs. Maurice Hooker for WBO Belt in Play For April Katie Taylor Retains WBA Title, Decisions Jessica McCaskill Martin J. Ward Drops, Stops Juli Giner To Capture EBU Title Josh Kelly Drops, Stops Jean Michel Hamilcaro In Six Orlando Salido: Retirement is Over, I'm Coming Back in 2018! Conor Benn Gets Off The Floor, Goes Through Fire To Win
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement