News February 2013

Banks suffers broken thumb, Mitchell fight postponed


by @livefight

LOS ANGELES (February 6) - Due to a broken right thumb suffered by Johnathon Banks during training, his fight against Seth Mitchell, scheduled as the co-main event of the February 16 HBO World Championship Boxing telecast, has been postponed. A new date for the bout is currently being scheduled and will be announced shortly. The February 16 event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will still take place as scheduled.

Adrien Broner vs. Gavin Rees, a 12-round fight for Broner's WBC Lightweight World Championship will still take place on Saturday, February 16 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, R & R Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City, Corona and AT&T.

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