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Winky Wright's Withdrawal Leaves Macklin Hanging

Middleweight Matthew Macklin (28-2, 19 KOs) is gutted after learning that Winky Wright (51-5-1, 25 KOs) withdrew from their scheduled fight with a hand injury. Wright, who hoped to return after a two year break, injured his right hand in training. The fight was going to take place on April 9th, as part of the pay-per-view undercard to Erik Morales-Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Macklin, the current EBU (European) middleweight champion, inked with Golden Boy Promotions to make a name for himself in the United States, but now his status on the show is unknown. Wright, 39-years-old, has not fought since April 2009, when he was dominated by Paul Williams.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by magnificent on 03-05-2011

Maclin would have crushed Winky

Comment by lutenco on 03-05-2011

Believe it or not,i'd like to have seen WINKY again!

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 03-05-2011

Winky is done..

Comment by cklmaced on 03-05-2011

Shame I was looking forward to this fight.

Comment by KingOfBox on 03-05-2011

Only fight that makes remote sense for Winky would be Kelly Pavlik or Mayorga... Or better yet... thanks for the thrillers and retire

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