Morales-Barrera PPV Fight Rescheduled

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Home Box Office Pay-Per-View has rescheduled its Marco Antonio Barrera-Erik
Morales event for June 22.

The fight was initially scheduled for March 2, but HBO PPV postponed it after
Barrera suffered a rib injury during training.

The highly anticipated bout was to pit the two rivals in a rematch of a 2000
clash, in which Morales won a controversial decision.

The fight will take place in Las Vegas, according to boxing promoter Bob
Arum.

June may also feature the Mike Tyson-Lennox Lewis bout, sources close to the
situation said.

The HBO PPV/Showtime Event Television-distributed fight was scheduled for
April 6 in Las Vegas, but that date fell through after the Nevada Athletic
Commission refused to grant Tyson a boxing license.

Tyson received a boxing license in Georgia earlier this week, possibly eyeing
Atlanta's Georgia Dome, but sources said the troubled fighter will continue to
seek licenses in other states before making a final decision on the
venue.

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