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Alvarez vs Hatton Bout in Jeopardy Over Court Order?

By Jhonny Gonzalez

According to multiple reports in Mexico, an order from a United States judge could prevent the March 5 bout between Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Matthew Hatton of England, which is scheduled to happen in Anaheim, California for the vacant WBC junior middleweight title.

As part of an ongoing lawsuit in Miami, Florida, promoter Tuto Zabala Jr. and his company All-Star Boxing have asked a judge for an injunction to prevent Alvarez from fighting until the lawsuit is resolved. Zabala sued Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions with breach of contract claims on Alvarez and tortious interference claims on Golden Boy.

Zabala claims to have had a valid promotional contract with Alvarez, when the unbeaten Mexican boxer signed his deal with Golden Boy. In his papers, Zabala states that Alvarez signed a four year deal in September 2008. Alvarez signed with Golden Boy in January 2010

 "Our lawyers have already requested the court order," Zabala said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by daggum on 02-21-2011

good. hbo's plan of building stars against soft opposition deserves to fail. we are already stuck with berto.

Comment by frank1avalos on 02-21-2011

[QUOTE=StrangerInTown;10139182]I suggest you watch those homophobic remarks (don't ask, don't tell is a reality pal and there have been plenty of gay prize fighters just as there are many gay athletes in all walks of life.) You also need to…

Comment by KING SIZE on 02-21-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10138532]According to multiple reports in Mexico, an order from a United States judge could prevent the March 5 bout between Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Matthew Hatton of England, which is scheduled to happen in Anaheim, California for the vacant…

Comment by mjkirby on 02-21-2011

screw u all, if this fight doesnt happen then the only fighter who deserves a title shot is ryan rhodes,he won the eliminater and doesnt have that many fights left in him.Give the guy his dues!!

Comment by onechance87 on 02-21-2011

[QUOTE=goblin213;10139196]That's great news. Good for boxing. Now have Erislandy Lara and Alfredo Angulo fight for the belt.[/QUOTE] more like what russian said.

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