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Allan Green pulls out of fight

Updated: July 5, 2013, 7:08 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

One day after missing his contract weight by six pounds, Allan Green pulled out of this week's ESPN2 "Friday Night Fights" main event, citing food poisoning.

Green, a faded former super middleweight world title challenger, was supposed to face Eleider Alvarez (12-0, 8 KOs), 29, a 2008 Colombian Olympian who now lives in Montreal, in a scheduled 10-round fight that was contracted at 180 pounds at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn.

The previously scheduled ...

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