Featherweight champion Garcia fails to make weight
DALLAS -- Mikey Garcia's reign as WBO featherweight champion was short-lived.
Garcia failed to make weight for his Saturday night fight against former title-holder Juan Manuel Lopez. The fight will go on, with Lopez regaining the title if he wins. The title will be vacant if Garcia wins.
The bout's promoter, Top Rank, tweeted the development Friday. A message left at Top Rank's office was not immediately returned.
Garcia weighed in at 128 pounds, 2 over the featherweight limit. ...
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