Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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.

Please send news and views to [email protected]

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 The Hammer 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

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Roach Gives Crawford Edge Over Spence: The Best Fight in Boxing Frampton: I'm Biggest Draw at 126, Donaire is a Must-Win Fight Golden Boy Prez: Wilder is Most Talented in Division, Beats Joshua Parker's Promoter Sees Tyson Fury as a Camp Boost For Joshua Malignaggi Warns: Horn Will Not Be That Easy For Crawford Barthelemy Takes Advantage of Delayed Date For Relikh Title Fight Nico Hernandez vs. Jozsef Ajtai Set For February 10 Miguel Cotto, Golden Boy Announce Series of Shows at PR Presser IBF Goes Through Some Changes To Start Off The New Year The Contender is Officially Coming Back in 2018 - On EPIX Photos: Ryota Murata, Emanuele Blandamura - Go Face To Face Spence: If Anybody Saw Flaws They Can Capitalize On - Call Al! Parker: Joshua Doesn't Take Criticism Well, I'll Smile at His Punches Otto Wallin Assures That Adrian Granat Showdown Will Happen Errol Spence on Keith Thurman: I'm Gonna Smoke Him Easy! Weekend Review: Spence Impressive, Easter Struggles, More Javier Fortuna: I'll Go to Easter's Hometown to Get My Rematch Spence: 'I Have No Idea' if Garcia Would Fight Me Next; Ask Him! Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson: Afterthoughts Usyk Training Very Hard, Calls Briedis His "Biggest Challenge" Yet Jamie Moore Talks Shooting, Recovery, Frampton-Donaire Anthony Joshua Plans To Be Quicker, Aims To Crack Parker's Chin Jayson Mama Wins WBO Regional Belt With TKO Victory Cesar Barrionuevo Blasts Out Adrian Veron in One Round Andy Lee, O'Sullivan Both Ready To Face Daniel Jacobs Ryota Murata vs. Emanuele Blandamura on April 15 in Japan Errol Spence - 'The Truth' About Ambition Shannon Briggs: After I Beat Fury, They Must Give Me Title Shot! Mares on Santa Cruz Rematch, Valdez-Quigg, Frampton-Donaire Petit vs. Kasmi Ends in Violence After Riot Erupts - Video Joshua Admits That Parker's Steroid Taunts Got Under His Skin DiBella Doubts Arum Wants to Put Crawford in With Spence Now Anthony Joshua Explains Why He's in No Rush To Fight in America Joseph Diaz: I Want To Beat Gary Russell, Unify 126 By 2019 Gilberto Ramirez Would Travel to UK For Groves, Eubank, Smith Parker's Promoter: Exposing Joshua's Glass Jaw Got Us The Fight Porter: Spence Isn't an Option Next; I'm Not Ranked By the IBF Kiram is Inspired By Sor Rungvisai To Shock Lucas Matthysse Marcus Browne: I Need a World Title Shot, I'll Face Any Champ! Photos: Robert Easter Survives Close Call With Javier Fortuna
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement