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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.

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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…

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