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Pavlik vs. Mora is Off, Juanma To Step in on June 27

By Mark Vester

A fight very few were looking forward to, Kelly Pavlik vs. Sergio Mora, is off. Pavlik, the WBC/WBO middleweight champion, is suffering from a staph infection on one of his hands and withdrew from the bout that was scheduled for June 27 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The fight was going to headline an independent Top Rank pay-per-view.

Top Rank president Todd duBoef told Dan Rafael that WBO super bantamweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez will replace Pavlik, and fight an opponent to be announced at a later date. The plan is to move the event from the Boardwalk Hall and place it at the Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York. Once source close to the situation advised BoxingScene.com that the event may still end up taking place at the Boardwalk Hall.

Pavlik-Mora may get rescheduled to a date in September. Though Mora's promoter wants his fighter to take an interim-bout.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aristotlemoses on 05-10-2009

i was gunna buy tickets. glad i didnt yet. but i prob still will if it happens at boardwalk hall still. im goin to the mike jones on in ac too

Comment by Albert Maximo on 05-10-2009

Man that suck i just want too see Mora K.O:firedevil

Comment by Allucard on 05-09-2009

Wish Pavlik the best and fast recovery. Maybe now he can cancel that bout and move on to fry the bigger fish out there. Mora lost to Old Forrest ffs!

Comment by K-Nan on 05-09-2009

[QUOTE=MissDeeCole;5251228]Its not like I can be the only 1[/QUOTE] I'm sure. Hopefully you can get some justice.

Comment by MissDeeCole on 05-09-2009

[QUOTE=K-Nan;5251207]Lol.. No offense, but you got severely owned.[/QUOTE] Its not like I can be the only 1

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