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Orlando Salido Withdraws From Mikey Garcia Defense

By Miguel Rivera

Reports are surfacing in Mexico that WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (39-11-2, 27 KOs) has withdrawn from planned defense with undefeated Mikey Garcia (29-0, 25KOs). The fight was scheduled for November 10th at The Wynn in Las Vegas. Salido reportedly suffered some form of  hand injury, possibly from a door slamming on his hand but that has not been confirmed. HBO was going to televise the fight.

UPDATE: According to a member of Salido's camp, the boxer suffered a broken index finger and will be out four to six weeks. The champion wants to reschedule the fight for January 2013.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShovelThumb on 09-29-2012

Lol Mikey's beatdown gets pushed back a while don't sweat it.

Comment by IronDanHamza on 09-29-2012

I'm literally devastated at this news.

Comment by ddangerous on 09-29-2012

[QUOTE=PACnPBFsuck;12560026]Ask Caballero if 1.5 month doesn't make a difference, the guy didn't want to fight Mikey in September after the fight was scrapped for July. This year was just wasted for Mikey if Salido is hurt seriously.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;12560583]It's at least…

Comment by Corelone on 09-28-2012

[QUOTE=Southpawology;12560628]Son of a b*tch, For these next few weeks Rios and Alvarado better have someone opening and closing doors for them[/QUOTE] This is exactly how it happens. You usually don't slam the door on your own fingers. You are just…

Comment by kiaba360 on 09-28-2012

Year of the injuries.

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