Boxing: Anthony Ogogo misses Las Vegas night due to hand injury


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Anthony Ogogo has withdrawn from the undercard of Floyd Mayweather's showdown with Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas on 14 September to focus on regaining full fitness after sustaining a hand injury.

"I'm obviously hugely disappointed by this," said Ogogo. "It was a huge honour for me to be included and it would have been a fantastic experience."

"I could have had injections in it but it's only my fourth fight and I don't want to be going down that road too soon," he added.

The middleweight, a bronze medallist at London 2012, is unbeaten in three contests since he turned pro with Golden Boy in the United States this year.