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Thursday, June 9, 2022

Seldin-Jkitou Off

Cletus Seldin had been scheduled to fight Rachid Jkitou on Saturday at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington New York, USA.  Jkitou, 28-0 20 KOs, had to pull out due to a medical issue. Seldin said there was a problem with Jkitou's MRI.

An attempt to find a replacement was made, but when none was found, the fight was called off. Fighting Cletus Seldin on two days notice is not exactly an enticing prospect, and with Seldin's record at 26-1 with 22 KOs, the opponent must be of a certain quality. Fighters at that level typically don't take fights so late.

Seldin released a statement on Instagram saying, "The training and fight continues! I appreciate your support and will continue to work hard and persevere."

Seldin had a fight canceled last September when the authenticity of the opponent's eye records came into question. he then fought in October and scored a seventh round KO of William Silva.

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