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James Kirkland to have surgery

Updated: March 30, 2012, 12:02 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior middleweight contender James Kirkland suffered two tears in his right shoulder during his controversial 10th-round disqualification victory against Carlos Molina last Saturday night and will undergo arthroscopic surgery Monday, co-manager Michael Miller said.

Kirkland will be operated on by San Antonio shoulder specialist Dr. Phil Jacobs, Miller said. Jacobs examined Kirkland on Tuesday because he had been complaining of pain in the shoulder following the fight at Reliant Arena in ...

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