Showtime cancels Dec. 31 event

Updated: December 7, 2011, 9:52 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Showtime pulled the plug on its scheduled Dec. 31 edition of "Showtime Championship Boxing" on Wednesday.

The main event was to have featured light heavyweight titlist Tavoris Cloud (23-0, 19 KOs) against former titleholder Zsolt Erdei (23-0, 19 KOs), who withdrew last Friday because of a hand injury.

Showtime cited the injury in making the announcement. However, Lou DiBella, who promotes Erdei and former titleholder Gabriel Campillo (21-3-1, 8 KOs), said he made a deal with ...

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