Boxing fans will have to wait a while longer to catch the ring return of Floyd Mayweather.
HBO said it is postponing its July 18 Mayweather-Juan Manuel Marquez pay-per-view boxing match after Mayweather suffered an injury during training. The fight was to mark Mayweather's return to the ring since retiring in June 2008 and was expected to lead to a potentially lucrative fall/winter matchup between Mayweather and pound-for-pound boxing champion Manny Pacquiao.
HBO has not set a new date for the Mayweather-Marquez fight.
"Floyd had to temporarily stop training due to a rib injury, resulting in a postponement of the July 18 event. HBO senior vice president of sports operations and pay-per-view Mark Taffet told Multichannel News. "We need a few days for Golden Boy and Team Mayweather to determine when Floyd will resume training, and at that point the Mayweather-Marquez pay-per-view fight will be promptly rescheduled."