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Sakio Bika Fails Medical, Thompson Fight Pulled From Card

The match between former middleweight champion Sakio Bika and Lionell Thompson has been removed from the Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 card on Sunday at MGM Grand National Harbor in Maryland.

The fight was taken off of the card after the Maryland State Athletic Commission discovered Bika had a medical issue during his pre-fight examination on Friday.

As a result, the eight-round fight between unbeaten super featherweight prospect Cobia Breedy (12-0, 4 KOs) and Fernando Fuentes (14-7-1, 4 KOs) will now open the FS1 prelims, which begin at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.

weigh in-0002 - Sakio _The Scorpian_ Bika (720x480)

The FS1 prelims broadcast will also feature Brandon Quarles (21-4-1, 10 KOs) battling Kansas-native Aaron Coley (15-2-1, 7 KOs) in an eight-round middleweight bout, plus Baltimore’s Lorenzo Simpson (2-0, 2 KOs) taking on Jaime Meza (pro debut) in a four-round super middleweight attraction.

The event is headlined by two-division world champion Lamont Peterson taking on former junior welterweight world champion Sergey Lipinets in a 12-round welterweight match that headlines PBC on FS1 and FOX Deportes beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Tickets for the event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and HeadBangers Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.mgmnationalharbor.com/.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bobby Shaw on 03-23-2019

[QUOTE=Oldskoolg;19609197]I thought Robin Reid outboxed Calzaghe too. Joe was lucky to retire with an undefeated record. I’ve watched that Reid fight multiple times and I just can’t see how they gave that the opposite direction.[/QUOTE] Many people think Reid was…

Comment by crispears1 on 03-23-2019

I reckon Bika might just be the last Calzaghe opponent still active. Can anyone think of any others still around?

Comment by jmrf4435 on 03-23-2019

[QUOTE=Rockybigblower;19609393]Why do you all think it's HIV? He lives in Australia not southwest Cameroon.[/QUOTE] I think he's goes to cameroon for holidays, gets rowdy

Comment by jmrf4435 on 03-23-2019

[QUOTE=JLC;19609159]I believe he was simply making a joke because both guys are known to headbutt. I could be wrong though. Lol.[/QUOTE] you are correct sir

Comment by Rockybigblower on 03-23-2019

Why do you all think it's HIV? He lives in Australia not southwest Cameroon.

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