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Demetrius Andrade title fight off

Updated: June 18, 2013, 1:54 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior middleweight contender Demetrius Andrade, a 2008 U.S. Olympian and former world amateur champion, must wait a bit longer for his first professional world title opportunity.

Titleholder Zaurbek Baysangurov of Russia withdrew from a July 6 mandatory defense against Andrade at the Palace of Sports in Kiev, Star Boxing promoter Joe DeGuardia, Andrade's co-promoter, told ESPN.com on Tuesday.

DeGuardia said it was not clear why Baysangurov withdrew from the bout.

"He ...

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