Bundrage-Mayorga Likely Won't Receive IBF's Backing

By Pablo Fletes,

During his current visit to Nicaragua, Promoter Don King met with President Daniel Ortega and sold the idea of a November show with Ricardo Mayorga facing champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage for junior middleweight crown of the International Boxing Federation (IBF). The IBF is not likely to approve this fight because Mayorga is coming off a knockout loss to WBA champion Miguel Cotto but more important the boxer is not ranked by the IBF. Based on his performance against Cotto, he could probably receive approval to face "regular" WBA champion Austin Trout.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 08-05-2011

Glad this happened, Mayorga is'nt credible anylonger...get a valis contender for K9 and let all organizations take heed.

Comment by iniduoh on 08-04-2011

The IBF is becoming the most accredited sanctioning body of them all. They're leading by example. Boxers should boycott that wbc bull**** organization.

Comment by giacomino on 08-04-2011

[QUOTE=RL_GMA;10944490]Good.... Besides, why is almost every fight that's signed on any level today somewhat of a title fight? Am I the only once noticing this??[/QUOTE] No. Every other fighter is some kind of paper belt-holder these days and promoters are…

Comment by sebastianb7312 on 08-04-2011

Boxing is at its all time lowest peak...Where you got guys like Mayorga fighting in title fights numerous times a year.. Don King is a Playa.. than you got guys like Vanes who is ranked in the WBC number 1…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 08-04-2011

dam i would have liked to see this fight k9 is boring

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