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 Last update:  4/9/2013       Read more by Luke Furman            &
Zeljko Mavrovic Injured, Postpones His Ring Return
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By Luke Furman

Heavyweight Zeljko Mavrovic (27-1, 22 KOs) has postponed a planned return on April 27 in Hamburg, Germany. Mavrovic, 43-years-old, was going to fight for the first time since suffering his only loss, a twelve round decision to then champion Lennox Lewis in 1998. Mavrovic battled health issues not long after the match with Lewis and retired from the sport. He was training in Spain for an unexpected return, but suffered broken ribs during a sparring session. He was reportedly going to face Enad Licina (22-4, 12 KOs) in two weeks.

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comment by Clegg, on 04-10-2013
Fractured hip?

comment by Leohappy, on 04-09-2013
o well back to eco farming i guess.

comment by joe strong, on 04-09-2013
lennox once said this was his toughest fight. he wasn't in the best of shape & mavrovic walked around as a 175lbs vegetarian before he bulked up to fight at heavyweight. lennox threw everything at him. no kidding he had health issues shortly after. he did alright in the fight but he took a seriou...

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