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Winky Wright to return after layoff

Updated: January 17, 2011, 3:39 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Winky Wright, the former undisputed junior middleweight champion, will end a two-year layoff by fighting European middleweight champion Matthew Macklin of England.

The nontitle bout is signed and will take place April 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on a pay-per-view card Golden Boy is putting together, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Monday.

"The winner clearly is set up for a middleweight world championship fight," Schaefer said. "For each guy this is an extremely ...

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