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Szpilka Likely Out Until December, Surgery For His Jaw

By Luke Furman

Polish heavyweight prospect Artur Szpilka (12-0, 9 KOs) is possibly out until December. Last night in Lodz, Szpilka's jaw was broken in two places during his ten round unanimous decision win over tough veteran Jameel McCline (43-12-3, 24 KOs). As reported earlier, Szpilka believes his jaw was broken in the sixth round. The boxer indicates that he will undergo surgery in the coming days.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Daïa on 07-02-2012

Szilka have potential. I hope he 'll not take the same road as Boystov...

Comment by Mikhnienko on 07-01-2012

[QUOTE=paulf;12296186]No doubt, but he really doesn't look like a heavyweight either. I'm 6'2 and weigh about 178. Can Szpilka, at 6'4, really not make the 200lbs limit? It was the first time i've seen him. He seems to have some…

Comment by niemaszglowy on 07-01-2012

@paulf Szpilka was fighting in cruiserweight before he went to jail. After he left he weighed about 120kg. Now he's about 105kg and probably duznt mind go to cruiser.

Comment by Hougigo on 07-01-2012

[QUOTE=paulf;12296186]No doubt, but he really doesn't look like a heavyweight either. I'm 6'2 and weigh about 178. Can Szpilka, at 6'4, really not make the 200lbs limit? It was the first time i've seen him. He seems to have some…

Comment by paulf on 07-01-2012

[QUOTE=Freedom.;12296054]Szpilka is not a quitter. :fing02: Despite the pain of a broken jaw, he went the whole 10 rounds. In fact, he finished strong in the last round.[/QUOTE] No doubt, but he really doesn't look like a heavyweight either. I'm…

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