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Martinez-Greene fight a no-go

Updated: January 7, 2009, 7:43 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

New York junior middleweight Joe Greene, scheduled to challenge interim titleholder Sergio Martinez on Jan. 17, withdrew Wednesday because of a bout with kidney stones.

Greene (20-0, 14 KOs), 22, who had been training in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, began urinating blood over the weekend and visited the doctor, who advised him not to fight, even though Greene was feeling up to it.

"He wanted to stay in the fight despite this, but he has kidney stones and if they flare up, we have ...

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