Nicola Adams: Injured British boxer postpones Arely Mucino fight

Nicola Adams defeated Mexico’s Isabel Millan in her final fight in October

Nicola Adams has postponed her 8 March fight in opposition to Mexican Arely Mucino – the Briton’s first shot at a world title – attributable to injury.

The two-time Olympic champion, 36, used to be attributable to scenario for the WBO flyweight title at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Nonetheless a press liberate from promoter Frank Warren acknowledged Adams had “picked up an injury throughout her preparations”.

“The arena title bout will now be rescheduled to resolve articulate later within the twelve months,” the observation added.

Undefeated British light-heavyweight Anthony Yarde will now face Travis Reeves of the united states because the principle match.

A bout with Mucino would had been Adams’ sixth since turning knowledgeable in 2017 and she or he acknowledged in January she wished to rep her first title to emulate her “hero” Muhammad Ali, who boxed at the Royal Albert Hall in 1971 and 1979 exhibitions.

The contest used to be additionally space to resolve articulate on Global Females’s Day.

Adams earned a unanimous parts victory to defeat Isabel Millan of Mexico in her old fight in October.

Mucino, 29, claimed her world title in February 2018 and has a file of 27 wins, two attracts and three losses in 10 years as an knowledgeable.

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