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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Anchondo Withdraws

Dmitriy Salita (31-1-1, 16 KOs) was scheduled to face former world champion Mike Anchondo (30-3, 19 KOs) for the vacant IBA welterweight title this Thursday. But Anchondo pulled out of the fight citing illness. Instead, Salita's new scheduled opponent is James Wayka.

Wayka, from Wisconsin, is 16-9-1 with eight knockouts in his nine year career. He has been stopped eight times. He last fought in October of 2009, a first round KO loss to Jesse Lubash. Wayka began his career 11-0, but has gone 5-9-1 since and is winless in his last three bouts. All of his professional losses have come against fighters with a winning record.

The fight is scheduled for 8 rounds in New York's Roseland Ballroom this Thursday.

1 comment:

  1. They're trying to make it a 10 rounder to certify as a "title" fight.