Artur Szpilka turned away at border

Updated: January 13, 2014, 3:06 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Heavyweight Artur Szpilka arrived at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Sunday only to be sent back to his native Poland by the Department of Homeland Security because he did not have the proper paperwork to enter the United States, according to promoter Gary Shaw.

Szpilka had arrived in the United States ahead of his next fight, which is supposed to be against Bryant Jennings, Shaw's fighter. Szpilka (16-0, 12 KOs), 24, and Jennings (17-0, 9 KOs), 29, of Philadelphia, are scheduled ...

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