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Szpilka Stopped By Homeland Security, Sent Back Home

By Luke Furman

Polish heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka (16-0, 12KOs) has to overcome a stumbling block to enter the United States to move forward with his HBO televised fight with Bryant Jennings on January 25th at New York's Madison Square Garden. Szpilka was stopped by Homeland Security at a Chicago airport. He was sent back to Poland to get additional entry documents. He has a 48 hours.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 01-15-2014

[QUOTE=molinari;14137658]HE said that all things went great in the Ambasady and he thanks them very much, he got told that he will get all the documents needed but the only issue here is time(He got his visa already, he is…

Comment by molinari on 01-15-2014

[QUOTE=hougigo;14137105]Anybody know what he's saying? [/QUOTE] HE said that all things went great in the Ambasady and he thanks them very much, he got told that he will get all the documents needed but the…

Comment by molinari on 01-15-2014

Things looks a little better now, he got his new P1(?) visa, he needs one more paper (some waiver sht) form the US ambasady in Poland and he is good to go, the ambasady was very helpfull throuout the whole…

Comment by Hougigo on 01-15-2014

[QUOTE=Freedom2014;14137326]The deadline is tomorrow. If the visa problem is not resolved, the fight is cancelled/postponed. I doubt if they'll find a decent replacement to fight Jennings in time for Jan 25.[/QUOTE] Spilzka just did his media day and is still…

Comment by Arthur Dayne on 01-15-2014

The deadline is tomorrow. If the visa problem is not resolved, the fight is cancelled/postponed. I doubt if they'll find a decent replacement to fight Jennings in time for Jan 25.

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