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Arum: Guillermo Rigondeaux Will Remain With Top Rank

By Rick Reeno

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has advised BoxingScene.com that WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (10-0, 8KOs) has agreed to an 18 month extension of his promotional contract.

Rigondeaux's two-year contract was set to expire after Saturday's fight with Roberto Marroquin (22-1, 15KOs).

Should he win on Saturday, the two-time Olympic gold medal winner will return in December, says Arum. The extension starts running with Rigondeaux's next fight.

As part of the extension, Rigondeaux will receive a satisfactory increase in his monetary pay per fight.

Rigondeaux-Marroquin takes place on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Sergio Martinez HBO Pay-Per-View undercard.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cubanborn87 on 09-15-2012

[QUOTE=danceswithfire;12512453]if it was a no brainer , and rigo still chose TR , rigo must be the no brainer...could it be that the numbers were exaggerted and there was a fine print to that deal?...or rigo was just that dumb...those…

Comment by Heru on 09-15-2012

[QUOTE=JAS_JAS;12513062]I Hope they do a GBP vs TR battle at 122 ^_^, mares & moreno vs Donaire & Rigo, it would be awesome if they go for a mini tournament ^^...[/QUOTE] More likely that the winner of Mares-Moreno would have…

Comment by JAS_JAS on 09-15-2012

I Hope they do a GBP vs TR battle at 122 ^_^, mares & moreno vs Donaire & Rigo, it would be awesome if they go for a mini tournament ^^...

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 09-15-2012

[QUOTE=PinoyNation;12512662]Well, after this I don't want to hear any more about how Rigo's promoter isn't doing a good job with him. He has chosen the promoter he wanted.[/QUOTE] lol Good point.

Comment by spoonwars on 09-15-2012

Rigo staring at the dangling Donaire carrot.

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