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Roman Martinez (illness) out of fight

Updated: April 5, 2014, 11:33 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Two-time junior lightweight word titleholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez of Puerto Rico is ill and has withdrawn from his fight on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. undercard next week, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN.com on Saturday night.

Martinez (27-2-2, 16 KOs), 30, was due to face Raymundo Beltran (28-6-1, 17 KOs), 32, of Mexico, in the 12-round lightweight co-feature of next Saturday's HBO PPV card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Arash Usmanee will replace Martinez ...

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