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Michael Katsidis Injured, Guerrero Fight in Jeopardy?

By Mark Vester

According to multiple news reports in Australia, lightweight contender Michael Katsidis suffered a sparring injury in his training camp. He reportedly suffered a cut near his eyebrow and it required five stitches to close. Katsidis is scheduled to face Robert Guerrero on the undercard to the April 9th Erik Morales-Marcos Maidana pay-per-view at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. If Katsidis were to withdraw, it would be the second fight to fall apart on the card in past two weeks. Winky Wright suffered a hand injury in training and withdrew from the scheduled undercard bout with Matthew Macklin. Katsidis' manager and trainer Brendon Smith could not be contacted for comment.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Southpawology on 03-09-2011

a cut on the eye in sparring?? was he even wearing headgear?? its pretty rare to get cut on the eye in sparring with headgear and 18oz gloves....but i dont think the fight will be canceled over a cut.....kats bleeds…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 03-09-2011

Kats will fight and ko the ghost

Comment by juandabomb on 03-09-2011

damn that sucks i guess broner can step in for katsidis and face guerrero or rocky juarez :P

Comment by southpaw_07 on 03-09-2011

nah..no way Katsidis is withdrawing from the fight due to a small cut...if it was a Klitschko brother, yeah they ***** out for anything..but not Katsidis :D

Comment by Blue Mercury on 03-09-2011

WTF for a little cut. Can't remember the last time Katsidas looked like he wanted to quit, while in a hard fight, while being drenched in his own blood. Fight to go on cause...IT HAS TO! :boxing::boxing::boxing::boxing:

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