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Juan Carlos Sanchez stripped of title

Updated: June 8, 2013, 7:45 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Juan Carlos Sanchez of Mexico was stripped of his junior bantamweight world title on Saturday morning because, although he was told at Friday's weigh-in that he made the requisite 115-pound weight limit, he was actually slightly overweight, Lee Samuels, spokesman for promoter Top Rank, told ESPN.com.

Sanchez was due to make his third title defense against mandatory challenger Roberto Domingo Sosa of Argentina on Saturday in the main event of "Solo Boxeo Tecate" (UniMax, 11 p.m. ET/PT) at ...

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