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Jorge Barrios unable to travel for fight

Updated: December 14, 2010, 8:36 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former junior lightweight titlist Jorge Barrios was forced to withdraw from his fight against former three-division champion Erik Morales when a judge in Argentina would not allow Barrios to leave the country, Golden Boy's Eric Gomez said Tuesday.

Barrios was due to travel to Tijuana, Mexico, on Tuesday ahead of a 138-pound fight in Morales' hometown on Saturday night. However, according to Gomez, a travel permit that had previously been approved was withdrawn at the last minute.

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