Nathan Cleverly out due to injury

Updated: January 7, 2014, 6:20 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly's cruiserweight debut is again on hold.

Cleverly was initially supposed to make his cruiserweight debut Nov. 30 in London in a bout for the vacant Commonwealth title against Daniel Ammann (29-5-1, 6 KOs) of Australia. However, Cleverly hurt his back and withdrew the week before the scheduled bout.

Cleverly, 26, of Wales, was rescheduled to fight Ilunga "Junior" Makabu (15-1, 14 KOs) of Congo on Feb. 1 in Monte Carlo on the undercard ...

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