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Mikey Garcia fails to make weight

Updated: June 14, 2013, 5:15 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia lost his title on the scales Friday afternoon when he failed to make the mandatory 126-pound weight limit.

Garcia weighed 128 pounds at Friday's weigh-in for his scheduled Saturday night title defense against Juan Manuel Lopez, and Garcia decided not to lose the 2 pounds before Saturday night. So with the help of promoter Bob Arum, Garcia gave Lopez a six-figure settlement from his purse to make sure the fight will happen.

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