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Canelo Lawsuit Continues, Zabala Confident of Victory

By Jhonny Gonzalez

The lawsuit pertaining to the promotional contract of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) continues to play out at the Miami-Dade court in Florida. Promoter Tuto Zabala Jr. of All Star Boxing filed the lawsuit in 2011 against Canelo and Golden Boy Promotions.

Zabala claims that Canelo breached a four year contract that was signed in September 2008 for a four year period, and the second claim alleges that Golden Boy interfered with his contract when they signed him up.

Zabala says he discovered the WBC/WBA 154-pound champion when he was a 17-year-old fighter.

"Everything is going well, moving along, and we're continuing to gather evidence, taking depositions and we're looking at every detail to have a stronger case," said Zabala's attorney Alex Brito to George Ebro. "We believe we have the right evidence on our side and we will be victorious."

Zabala is looking to get compensated for damages and for Canelo to honor their promotional agreement.

"I want to get paid and stay with the boxer. What I want is for him to return to me and honor the deal that both of us signed at the time. Oscar De La Hoya and his people think they can trample the little guys in this business. We have rights and documents indicating that Canelo has a contract to honor."

The case is still in the discovery stage and Zabala alleges that he paid more than $180,000 in building Canelo's image.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 04-25-2013

it would b nice 2 view th contract, that would settle it, but even a promo contract, that's valid, would seem 2 put things on Zabala's side...if he wins he'll get just $$, no Alvarez...curious what Alvarez is doinf w/the…

Comment by apocalypto on 04-24-2013

Evey one wants a piece of the cash cow mother fckers:bottle:

Comment by torosboxing75 on 04-24-2013

Does anybody know what happened with the other warrant in Mexico.

Comment by flint on 04-24-2013

[QUOTE=TonyCa$h;13288676]if u can give a douche like broner $1 mil+ u can atleast give this guy some damn money...[/QUOTE]broners a ass whoopping douche.

Comment by TonyCa$h on 04-24-2013

if u can give a douche like broner $1 mil+ u can atleast give this guy some damn money...

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