AnEsonGib fight with Austin McBroom POSTPONED over 'head injury' and entire Social Events PPV show set to be delayed | The Sun
YOUTUBE boxing star AnEsonGib has seen his fight against American Austin McBroom postponed.
The online rivals were due to face in a professional bout in Los Angeles over the weekend.
But Gib announced he cannot proceed with the original date amid issues being sanctioned to fight.
According to TMZ Sports, the British social media personality was not cleared by medics due to a "head injury".
But SunSport understands Gib will undergo additional tests and speak with a consultant before his licence can be signed off.
Speaking out in a Twitter video, he said: "I've done my training camp, I've worked hard, I'm fight ready.
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"I'm primed to fight this individual, but unfortunately I've been told that I have to do more medicals for this to be sanctioned as a pro fight out in LA.
"So in seven hours I'm going to fly to LA to do these said medicals. Social Gloves have informed me that the fight is not cancelled, it's postponed."
It leaves McBroom's Social Gloves pay-per-view event in jeopardy as he confirmed he will reschedule his fight with Gib.
He said: "The fight, Austin versus Gib, may potentially have to be postponed.
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"Out of respect for Gib, I'm going to let him explain his situation.
"He has no other choice than to make a video and explain to you guys why the fight may have to be postponed.
"If he doesn't do that, then I'll have no choice other than to tell you guys what happened.
"As of right now the team wants me to continue on with the event, they want me to pick a new opponent.
"But again, out of respect for Gib, out of respect for us training our asses off for the past few months, out of respect for the fans wanting to see this fight happen, I'm willing to postpone.
"If he can explain why. That's all I can really say right now. I'm p***ed off."
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