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 Last update:  4/6/2011       Read more by Rick Reeno            &
Tyson Fury is Possibly Off The Khan-McCloskey Undercard
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By Rick Reeno

The last two days have been hectic for the Amir Khan-Paul McCloskey undercard. After what appeared to be a done feal two days ago, former WBC heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (49-7, 40KOs) withdrew from a scheduled fight with unbeaten Tyson Fury (14-0, 10KOs). While unconfirmed, was told that Rahman's trainer Eddie Mustafa Muhammad was not comfortable with his boxer taking such a fight on two weeks notice. 

After the information was disclosed that Rahman was out, the fight with Fury was offered to tough veteran Kali Meehan (37-4, 30KOs), who quickly accepted the opportunity. But, BoxingScene was advised that Meehan received a call on Wednesday informing him that Fury was no longer on the show. 

Khan vs. McCloskey takes place on April 16 at the MEN Arena in Manchester.

Tags: Amir Khan , Hasim Rahman , Tyson Fury , Paul McCloskey , Khan vs McCloskey , Khan-McCloskey , Fury-Rahman , Fury vs Rahman

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comment by bboy80, on 04-07-2011
Shame either one of those two would of been a great fight for Fury.

comment by ANACONDA, on 04-06-2011
Too good to be true, Tyson needs to step up his opponents.

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