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Joe Selkirk Out of Comeback Fight With Rib Injury

By Elliot Foster

Joe Selkirk has been ruled out of his comeback fight.

The former WBO European super-welterweight champion (14-0, 8 KOs) had been set to come out of retirement later this month in a six-round outing in his home city.

But Scouser Selkirk, 32, will not box on September 30, as originally intended, after suffering a rib injury.

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He had been due to box on the undercard of Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing’s ‘Battle On The Mersey’ card at the ECHO Arena in his home city.

And he is devastated that he will not get the chance to snap his long hiatus after being told he is unfit to fight –– but has vowed to stay in the gym.

“For people asking, I fractured my rib sparring last week,” he tweeted. “So [I] won’t be fighting [on September 30] now.

“[I am] gutted but I’ll be back fighting [as] soon as I can.”

Paul Butler tops the card on which Selkirk was meant to feature when he takes on Stuart Hall in a final eliminator for the WBA ‘regular’ bantamweight world title, while Rocky Fielding meets David Brophy in a clash for the British and Commonwealth super-middleweight titles.

Sean Dodd defends his WBC International and Commonwealth lightweight titles against Tom Stalker and Tom Farrell must overcome the challenge of Ohara Davies to retain his WBA International super-lightweight title.

Action for Craig Glover, Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning duo Anthony Fowler and Scott Fitzgerald, as well as Natasha Jonas, completes the card.

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