Title shot at stake in Jennings-Perez

Pair of unbeaten heavyweights square off in Saturday's showdown in New York

Originally Published: July 11, 2014
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Undefeated heavyweight contenders Mike Perez and Bryant Jennings were just two weeks away from their world title elimination fight scheduled for May 24 in Corpus Christi, Texas, when Perez injured his left shoulder in a sparring session.

Perez was forced to withdraw, the card was canceled and nobody quite knew when it would be rescheduled. Perez, of course, was injured and disappointed. Jennings, through no fault of his own, had seen his biggest opportunity become delayed for an unknown ...

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