The story of the day has been the postponement of the rematch between Andre Berto and Victor Ortiz after Berto ruptured his left bicep. The Showtime Boxing Facebook page posted a picture of Berto's arm after the injury and it should cancel out any fears that this was anything less than a legitimate injury.
Here's the photo:
Now, I'm no medical expert, but if you can see an injury to the muscle with the naked eye, that's generally bad news.
I'm sure there will be plenty more emerging in the next few days as we find out the exact extent of Andre's injury and the amount of time required to rehab it as well as seeing if Victor Ortiz slides into another fight while waiting for Berto to heal.
Related Links on the Berto vs. Ortiz cancellation:
- Official news that the fight was postponed
- Vanes Martirosyan pretends he wants to fight Ortiz
- Berto to receive a second opinion and establish timeline for the rematch
- Danny Garcia asks "Why not a rematch between Victor Ortiz and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.?"