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Alexander vs. Witter For The WBC Title, Bradley Stripped

By Mark Vester
 
The WBC made good on their promise and stripped Timothy Bradley of the WBC junior welterweight title. Bradley still has the WBO’s version that he won from Kendall Holt a few weeks ago.
 
According to WBC president Jose Sulaiman, Bradley refused to fight his mandatory, undefeated Devon Alexander. The WBC was told by Bradley’s representatives that Showtime was not interested in purchasing the fight between Bradley and Alexander, and that made it hard to put the fight together without a major television outlet.
 
The sanctioning body ordered the two highest contenders to begin negotiations for the vacant title, Alexander who is rated at number one and the number two rated Junior Witter, who Bradley beat for the title. They have until May 21 to reach a deal. A purse bid will be held on May 22.
 
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Davros? on 05-05-2009

[QUOTE=Man In Black;5216368]I just want to see Witter get a decent fight, title or no title. So I'm happy with this. Get it confirmed.[/QUOTE] If he does win i would like to see him fight Hatton if he decides to…

Comment by MACAQUEINBLACK on 05-05-2009

I just want to see Witter get a decent fight, title or no title. So I'm happy with this. Get it confirmed.

Comment by daggum on 04-29-2009

[QUOTE=Dave Rado;5168717]Frazier and Norton both beat Ali convincingly in their first fights. Not comparing Witter with Ali, just talking about the principle of the thing. Brett Favre had runs of poor form, he wasn't always at his best. Witter wasn't…

Comment by Dave Rado on 04-29-2009

[QUOTE=daggum;5168686]i think he will beat alexander since he's a hypejob who just got put down by a journeyman. deserve a rematch yes but the first fight was pretty convincing so i doubt one happens.[/QUOTE] Frazier and Norton both beat Ali…

Comment by daggum on 04-29-2009

[QUOTE=Dave Rado;5168678]People have different psychological make-ups, that's all. It's far too simplistic to say that means they aren't pros. Most fighters have the occasional bad night, for whatever reason. Most sportsmen of all types do, but in boxing the consequences…

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