Scott Quigg misses weight ahead of world title bout against Oscar Valdez

SCOTT QUIGG'S world title dream has been derailed after he missed his weight.

The Brit, 29, is taking over WBO featherweight champ Oscar Valdez in California on Saturday night time.

 Scott Quigg will not fight for a world title after missing his weight

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Scott Quigg won’t battle for a world title after lacking his weight

However Valdez's belt will not be up for grabs as Quigg got here in 2.8lbs over the restrict.

California guidelines imply the challenger won’t be allowed one other try in two hours as he was over 2lbs too heavy.

Former WBA "common" tremendous-bantamweight champion Quigg, 29, has been steadily rebuilding since his shattering loss to arch rival Carl Frampton in February of 2016.

A trio of low-key wins adopted and there was not an oz of doubt when he was provided a crack at Valdez, who has 23 wins from 23 fights with 19 knockouts.

 Scott Quigg has been steadily rising to this level after a defeat to Carl Frampton

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Scott Quigg has been steadily rising to this degree after a defeat to Carl Frampton
 WBO featherweight champ Oscar Valdez was due to have his belt on the line

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WBO featherweight champ Oscar Valdez was as a result of have his belt on the road

Talking ahead of the battle, Quigg stated: “I feel we sparred 4 or 5 occasions. We had some wars, if that's something to go by then Saturday shall be a cracker.

“I can't see us shifting and boxing, it’d begin off that approach.

 British puncher Scott Quigg came in 2.8lbs over the weight limit

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British puncher Scott Quigg got here in 2.8lbs over the weight restrict

“However after so lengthy, we’ll simply meet within the center of that ring and I consider I'll get the job carried out inside the space.

“The win places me on the prime of the pecking order, it is going to catapult me again to the place I used to be.”

SCOTT QUIGG'S world title dream has been derailed after he missed his weight.

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