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Posted at 9:14 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Viloria fight canceled

Advertiser Staff

Brian Viloria's July 30 bout in Las Vegas with Eric Ortiz for the World Boxing Council world light flyweight championship has been canceled, his manager said today.

Gary Gittelsohn said an injury to one of the fighters in the main event forced cancellation of the entire card.

Lucia Rijker, who was to have fought Christy Martin in the main event of the Top Rank Inc. card, suffered a ruptured Achilles' tendon injury, according to an announcement from Top Rank.

Gittelsohn said he is in discussion with promoters about a future date for Viloria's first world title bout, but that no date or site has yet been decided upon.