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Matthew Macklin Withdraws From Khoren Gevor Bout

By Terence Dooley

Hatton Promotions have confirmed that they received word yesterday that Matthew Macklin, 28-2 (19) has decided to withdraw from his April 16th WBA title eliminator against Khoren Gevor.  The Sun has reported that the 28-year-old cited ‘contract issues’ when making his decision and the rumour has since cranked into life, with anyone from current WBA incumbent Felix Sturm to the winner of May 7th’s IBF middleweight title fight between Australia’s Daniel Geale and holder Sebastian Sylvester, said to be in the frame should ‘Mack The Knife’ jump straight in for a world title.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sparked_1985 on 03-31-2011

disappointing. Maybe he thinks he could get paid more for a similar-level fight that would top the bill.

Comment by Freedom. on 03-31-2011

[QUOTE=giacomino;10310440]Bigger question is, what is Gevor, who has lost two of his last three fights, including a one-sided title loss to Sartison at 168, doing in another "eliminator." Can't they at least find somebody who didn't lose badly in his…

Comment by giacomino on 03-31-2011

Bigger question is, what is Gevor, who has lost two of his last three fights, including a one-sided title loss to Sartison at 168, doing in another "eliminator." Can't they at least find somebody who didn't lose badly in his…

Comment by lakey90 on 03-31-2011

Macklin needs to get his act together. Not only has been through every trainer and promoter under the sun, but he is consistently a let down, may be sometimes not to his own fault. Barker fight fell through, then Winky…

Comment by truestory1987 on 03-31-2011

WTF!!!!..I was looking forward to this fight too....eff you Matthew "NO" Sacklin

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