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John Murray vs. Kevin Mitchell moved

Updated: July 4, 2011, 1:03 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The much-anticipated lightweight showdown between British rivals John Murray and Kevin Mitchell was postponed on Monday because Mitchell has been battling a viral infection, promoter Frank Warren announced.

The bout was supposed to take place Saturday, but has been delayed by one week to July 16 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Warren moved the fight to the card headlined by junior lightweight titlist Ricky Burns' third defense against former featherweight titlist Nicky Cook.

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