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Sources: Dzinziruk Injured, Withdraws From 9/30 Bout

By Mike Coppinger

Sources have advised BoxingScene.com that junior middleweight titlist Serhiy Dzinziruk (37-1, 23 KOs) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled Sept. 30 rematch with Lukas Konecny with an undisclosed injury.

The fight was to be Dzinziruk's first bout since his lopsided knockout defeat to middleweight champion Sergio Martinez in March. The title defense was a rematch of their controversial bout from April 2008.

Dzinziruk won a majority decision over Konecny by scores of 118-110, 115-113 and 114-114. That match was in Dzinziruk's hometown of Germany, while the rematch was to be in Konecny's backyard, Czech Republic.

Mike Coppinger is a regular boxing freelancer for USA TODAY and Ring Magazine. He’s a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America, the Ring Ratings Advisory Panel and the Yahoo! Sports Boxing Panel. Follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Trapped Bird on 09-17-2011

Dziniziruk is way bigger than a Konecny fight. Haters gonna hate.

Comment by giacomino on 09-17-2011

[QUOTE=tostao;11150232]my bad , he fought daniel dawson in 2010 , but before his fight was 2008 . Take away his title , make interim champion a real champion and make fight between him and #1[/QUOTE] Dawson wasn't ranked very high…

Comment by EdMon917 on 09-17-2011

HA! Slick move by Team Dzinziruk avoiding the Konecny fight.

Comment by tostao on 09-16-2011

my bad , he fought daniel dawson in 2010 , but before his fight was 2008 . Take away his title , make interim champion a real champion and make fight between him and #1

Comment by tostao on 09-16-2011

bull**** , he's not even been training . I know 100% . How can he still be champion without defending title for almost 3 years

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