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Pirog Injures Left Shoulder, N'jikam April Fight on Hold

By Ruslan Chikov

An unfortunate left shoulder injury will postpone a possible April defense for WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15KOs). He was going to face former WBA-interim champion Hassan N'Dam N'jikam (26-0, 17KOs) of France on April 6th. The fight has now been placed on hold until further notice.

"I want this fight because it's going to be very interesting. Unfortunately, it will not be held on April 6th. Just two days ago, I slipped and fell on the street right and hurt my left shoulder. Everyone knows about the current elements in Gelendzhik - hurricane, ice. An evaluation showed that my recovery will take about four weeks. I can not even run. If N'jikam is willing to wait four weeks, then we can sit down at the negotiating table. I would love to fight him and neither of us has a loss. If they want this fight, we are ready to sit at the table and negotiate. I will gladly give this fight to the Russian audience. This will be an uncompromising battle between two undefeated fighters," Pirog said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tostao on 02-15-2012

pirog is fake champion , beat once immature jacobs and now wants to roll on that momentum for the rest of his life . Who did he fight after he won vacant title ? Now primadonna doesn't want to travel…

Comment by immortal tech on 02-14-2012

go ahead and retire Pirog we are sick of hearing your name next to who your not fighting

Comment by HeroBando on 02-14-2012

[QUOTE=DempseyRollin;11782031]thats what makes it pretty sad.[/QUOTE] This is for the Equatorial Guinea offer, right? Did you think that was gonna happen, LOL. Sounds like Pirog will make him a decent offer for a fight in Russia. If he can counter…

Comment by Kagami Taiga on 02-14-2012

[QUOTE=Light_Speed;11781965]That live body is on the same level as Jacobs, even slightly less good.[/QUOTE] thats what makes it pretty sad.

Comment by Light_Speed on 02-14-2012

[QUOTE=rey guey;11781893]so where are all the Pirog fans? I thought N'Dam was ducking Golovkin, but instead ducking Golovkin chose to face Pirog. [B]Pirog finally has a fight against a live body and pulls out[/B]. if it were anybody else it'd…

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