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Ricardo Torres Withdraws From Kendall Holt Trilogy

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has received word from more than one reliable source that Ricardo Torres has withdrawn from his trilogy bout with WBO junior welterweight champion Kendall Holt, scheduled for December 13 and televised by Showtime. One source advised BoxingScene that Torres did not properly train for the fight due an illness, was out of shape and had no chance of making the junior welterweight limit.

The card, as of now, has not been cancelled. Both Showtime and Top Rank are working to save the event by finding a suitable replacement for Holt.

In a shocking related story, Holt's manager, Henry Cortes, was arrested on Friday and faces conspiracy charges to distribute cocaine.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DWiens421 on 12-09-2008

[QUOTE=Scott9945;4435934][I][FONT=Arial][B]With only the Klitschko-Rahman slaughter to look forward to, this year sure is ending on a disappointing note.[/B][/FONT][/I] [FONT=Arial][/FONT] [I][FONT=Arial][B]Edit: Well I did forget about Cunningham-Adamek this Thursday.[/B][/FONT][/I][/QUOTE] Easily the best fight of the week. And it shows what a…

Comment by mrlopez on 12-08-2008

[QUOTE=IMustBreakU;4436912]Sorry, but there is nothing "professional" about pulling out of a fight, even a year out if the reason is because you simply failed to train...[/QUOTE] when you're sick, you're sick, aint nothing you can do about it.....

Comment by IMustBreakU on 12-08-2008

Sorry, but there is nothing "professional" about pulling out of a fight, even a year out if the reason is because you simply failed to train...

Comment by mrlopez on 12-08-2008

[QUOTE=MJ406;4435886] but it's kinda shitty to pull out of a fight on such short notice? [/QUOTE] At least he didnt show up to the weigh in, he gave his notice, it aint shitty, there have been plenty of others who…

Comment by Pullcounter on 12-08-2008

is torres chickening out?

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