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Paez Jr. denied entry to U.S., won't fight Saturday

Originally Published: June 30, 2006
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior welterweight prospect Jorge Paez Jr., who was to fight on a Showtime boxing card featuring five boxers from famous boxing families Saturday night, is off the show.

Paez, of Mexico, was denied entry into the United States by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Showtime announced Friday.

Paez, 18, attempted several times to gain admittance into the U.S. Thursday and Friday, but access was not granted, and it doesn't appear as though that access will be forthcoming ...

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