Dzinziruk to fight Dawson in mid-May

Updated: May 5, 2010, 3:46 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior middleweight titlist Sergei Dzinziruk of Ukraine, due to make his American debut May 14 on Showtime, got a new opponent Wednesday.

Dzinziruk will fight Australia's Daniel Dawson at the Chumash resort in Santa Ynez, Calif., Gary Shaw, Dzinziruk's co-promoter, told ESPN.com.

Dzinziruk (36-0, 22 KOs) was due to make the sixth defense of his 154-pound belt against untested Sherzod Husanov (14-0-1, 7 KOs) of Uzbekistan. However, Husanov is having problems obtaining a work visa to ...

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