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Alberto Rossel Promoted To WBA's Regular Champion

Peruvian fighter Alberto Rossel was promoted to mini flyweight 108 pounds regular champion by the Championships Committee of the World Boxing Association.

Rossel was the interim champion since April 14, 2012 and successfully defended it four times against Jose Alfredo Rodriguez, Karluis Diaz, Walter Tello, José Alfredo Zúñiga and Gabriel Mendoza.

His last defense was in March 2014. The new WBA mini flyweight regular champion’s record is 32-8, 13 KO´s.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cabalas on 07-10-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14744863]I don't understand these things... why's he getting upgraded when the regular is vacant when jacobs is fighting Fletcher and Chudinov has had the interim?[/QUOTE] That is the WBA. Similar to Lara getting the "regular" title while it was really…

Comment by Hougigo on 07-10-2014

I don't understand these things... why's he getting upgraded when the regular is vacant when jacobs is fighting Fletcher and Chudinov has had the interim?

Comment by giacomino on 07-10-2014

Always like to see hard-working fringe contenders win belts, but this is a classic example of the bastardizing effect of interim belts. Rossel held an interim belt for two years, defended against second-rate opposition at home and never fought for…

Comment by Box-Office on 07-10-2014

First ever Peruvian to win a world title. Shame it had to come this way, but history was made nonetheless.

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