Oscar Rivas Fails Eye Exam, Fight Canceled

Colombian heavyweight, Óscar Rivas (18-0, 13 KOs), failed his pre-fight eye exam and will not receive his license to fight Gerald Washington (16-0-1, 11 KOs) on Saturday.

Rivas has had multiple eye surgeries in the past but there no are reports as to why he failed Thursday’s exam by the California State Athletic Commission.

The fight with Washington was scheduled as the opener of a televised Showtime tripleheader headlined by Leo Santa Cruz (31-0-1, 17 KOs) vs. Kiko Martinez (35-6, 26 KOs).

Washington, who is coming off a SD against Amir Mansour, will have to wait for a future date because the bout has been canceled.