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Leif Larsen To Face Jason Gavern, Who Replaces Solis

By Per Ake Persson & Ruslan Chikov

A few days ago, BoxingScene.com reported that heavyweight contender Odlanier Solis (18-1, 12 KOs) decided to take a pass on facing Norway’s Leif Larsen (16-0, 13 KOs) in a 10-round fight on October 12 in Madrid - and instead the 2004 Olympic gold medal winner will head straight to a planned fight with former two-division world champion Tomasz Adamek (47-2, 29 KOs) on December 22.

Multiple sources are now reporting that Jason Gavern (21-11-4, 10KOs) has agreed to come in as a late replacement for Solis. Gavern was last seen in the ring on September 8th, losing a ten round decision to former cruiserweight champ Steve Cunningham, who was making his heavyweight debut.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 10-08-2012

obviously wanted to see solis fight him but gavern is a good replacement...

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