Advertisement
Advertisement

Canelo Promotional Legal Battle is Getting Close To a Trial

By Miguel Rivera

According to sources in Mexico, the legal battle over WBC junior middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is likely heading to trial in at the Dade Country courthouse in Miami, Florida. The case is in the final stage of discovery and the next step would be the announcement of a trial date. In 2009, promoter Felix "Tutico" Zabala of All Star Boxing sued Golden Boy Promotions for allegedly interfering with his contract. Zabala claims Canelo signed a four year promotional contract with his company in 2008, and there was a clause that extended the contract in the event Canelo became a world champion. Golden Boy has disputed the validity of Zabala's promotional claim and believe their company is the only valid promoter of the Mexican superstar.

Canelo's next return is targeted for May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Tags: Saul Alvarez image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BIGLEX on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;13008109]Alvarez was already huge before Golden Boy. Has Golden Boy ever even built any notable fighter from the ground up?[/QUOTE] Yeah, Mares. GBP's only fighter in it's stable that they promoted from pro debut-champion. They also have many other fighters…

Comment by ElBossHogg™ on 02-07-2013

Everybody want a piece of the face of boxing.

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=Zyzz;13007766]Golden Boy made canelo, never even heard of this promoter and i doubt the legal team golden boy has is going to lose a case to some hole-in-the-wall promotional company so good luck[/QUOTE] Alvarez was already huge before Golden Boy.…

Comment by nycsmooth on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=Zyzz;13007766]Golden Boy made canelo, never even heard of this promoter and i doubt the legal team golden boy has is going to lose a case to some hole-in-the-wall promotional company so good luck[/QUOTE] if you never heard of him, get…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 02-07-2013

[quote=Zyzz] Golden Boy made canelo, never even heard of this promoter and i doubt the legal team golden boy has is going to lose a case to some hole-in-the-wall promotional company so good luck [/quote] Who was Canelo with for…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (10)
Top Headlines Canelo's Coach Rejects Claim That Khan's Chin is Poor: It's a Myth! Victor Ortiz-Andre Berto II: Pre-Fight Report Card Lipinets: Me and Ortiz Went To War in Camp, He'll Beat Berto Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Now Battle Over - Mike Tyson Canelo's Coach: Golovkin Has Beaten Nobody, Lower Level Foes! Casimero Vows To Get Revenge on Amnat Ruenroeng on May 25 Dirrell Brothers, Jonathan Guzman Win Big In Atlantic City Orlando Salido Reacts To Francisco Vargas' Positive Drug Test Pano Tiatia, Other Dunkin Fighters Set For Action on Victory Card Beibut Shumenov Files Protest Against Dorticos-Kalenga WBA Clash Marquez Pleads With Canelo, De La Hoya To Make Golovkin Fight Povetkin: Wilder's 'Klitschko Tactics' Won't Work, Maybe He's Nervous Photos: Victor Ortiz, Andre Berto Try To Intimidate Each Other Photos/Weights: Pedro Campa vs. Jose Alfaro, More Hearn Explains Rift With DeGale, Situation With Haymon - Video Video: Victor Ortiz, Andre Berto Tense Face To Face at Weighin Lolenga Mock Outscores David Becarra Over Ten Rounds Callum Smith Hits Washington To Scout Badou Jack-Lucian Bute Fury Just Wants To Be Left Alone To Enjoy a Chicken Sandwich Francisco Vargas Granted Temporary License, Must Submit To Additional Testing Vasyl Lomachenko: Nicholas Walters Kept Making Excuses Rances Barthelemy-Mickey Bey Tops PBC on Spike, June 3 Photos: Badou Jack, James DeGale, Bute, Medina Ready To Fight Photos: Manny Pacquiao Hits The Campaign Trail in Senate Bid News: Marquis Moore; Orlando Del Valle; Dashon Johnson Video: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Make Weight For Battle All Fighters Make Weight For Showtime Double In D.C. Khan: Beating Canelo Would Be Monumental For British Boxing DeGale: I Told Badou Jack 'You're Next, Green Belt is Coming To UK' Bellew vs. Makabu Title Clash Officially Unveiled Weights From London: Fury 231, Kassi 233 Carl Frampton Relinquishes IBF 122-Pound Crown Kovalev's Promoter Details How Chilemba/Russia Deal Came About Andre Dirrell 'Definitely' Would Go To England For DeGale Rematch Porter: Thurman Doesn't Work on The Inside, Smarter Fighter Wins Gaiyanghadaogym, Sithsamerchai Claim Wins In Thailand Frampton: Leo Santa Cruz's Style is Made For Me, 100% I'll Win Jeff Horn Targets WBO Title Showdown With Jessie Vargas Photos: Joshua, Haye, Groves, McGuigan Hit BT Sport Awards Golovkin's Promoter: If Kell Brook is Serious, We Can Discuss It
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement