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 Last update:  8/28/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Mayweather-Canelo: Anthony Ogogo Forced To Withdraw
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Anthony Ogogo has withdrawn from the undercard of Floyd Mayweather's showdown with Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas on September 14 to concentrate on regaining full fitness.

Ogogo, a bronze medalist at London 2012, was due to make his fourth appearance as a professional next month, but has been forced to pull out of the bill at the MGM Grand due to injury.

"I'm obviously hugely disappointed by this," Ogogo said.

"It was a huge honour for me to be included and it would have been a fantastic experience to be involved in one of the biggest cards in recent history.

"However, going into a fight fully fit and firing on all cylinders is of paramount importance to me.

"This fight just came a little too soon and I wouldn't have been doing myself, Golden Boy or the card justice if I fought when I wasn't 100%."

Unbeaten 24-year-old Ogogo has registered three victories since turning professional and hopes to fight twice more before the end of the year.

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Saul Alvarez , Mayweather-Canelo , Mayweather vs Canelo , Anthony Ogogo


 

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comment by ragingbull1, on 08-29-2013
Ogogo is a nice bloke, a good fighter! But every time he speaks I want to smack him in the face! Absolute Subway Pecker!!

comment by kmas-ski, on 08-28-2013
I'm so devastated by this I may cancel my trip to Vegas to see the fight now

comment by ddangerous, on 08-28-2013
[QUOTE=MindBat]Ogogo is a Nogogo. .[/QUOTE] :rofl: :rofl:

comment by Tom Cruise, on 08-28-2013
[QUOTE=Nomadic]...and this stops what?[/QUOTE] The whole event. Mayweather - Canelo, Matthysse - Garcia, all of it is being called off because of Ogogo's injury

comment by Nomadic, on 08-28-2013
...and this stops what?

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