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Sources: Danny Garcia To Withdraw From Judah Bout?

By Mike Coppinger

Sources in Las Vegas are indicating that WBA/WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia is expected to withdraw from his February 9th Showtime fight with top contender Zab Judah. The event takes place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Judah himself confirmed to BoxingScene.com that he was advised of the same information. He was told that Garcia is "trying to pull out." And the two-division former champion, furious with the withdrawal rumors, began bashing Garcia on Twitter.

"Wow, Danny Garcia you backing out after all that talk. First ya'll call the cops [and] now ya'll back out the fight! Listen punk be a man and take this ass whipping I got for you on Feb 9th and stop trying to back out punk boy," Judah wrote.

Neither Showtime or Golden Boy Promotions have confirmed the circulating rumors.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by whitealltrac on 01-28-2013

The man is human if he got hurt he got hurt why would he be afraid of Zab?? You guys are a joke!

Comment by Ringlife on 01-27-2013

Bad news I was really looking forward to this fight.

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 01-27-2013

[B]Mike Coppinger [/B]‏@MikeCoppinger @emilyboxing I HEARD he's been partying a lot and not training seriously, but will cite arm or hand injury. we'll see. [B]Ryan Burton [/B]‏@Ringsidewriter @MikeCoppinger @eaner0919 @Jwads123 its off. I just spoke to a source close to…

Comment by Cinci Champ on 01-27-2013

is kinda shady if you look at his twitter handle this is the first day he has not had a **** ton of tweets in forever i like him but if he really duckin already thats lame as ****

Comment by daggum on 01-27-2013

garcia should withdraw from boxing. duckers shouldn't be allowed. in order to find out who's a ducker and who's not just ask them "do you like floyd mayweather" and if they say yes you know they are a coward at…

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