Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Chad Bennett's Team Tries To Bribe Jaca To Lay Down?

By Edward Chaykovsky

According to the Sun Star paper, Filipino fighter Jimrex Jaca's trainer is stating that his boxer was offered money to throw a fight with WBA/WBO Pan Asian junior welterweight champion Chad 'Hollywood' Bennett. The fight was scheduled to take place last week as part of the failed event featuring Anthony Mundine vs. Shane Mosley. The event was canceled after Mosley withdrew due to a financial dispute.

Jaca's trainer Franklin Albia told the Sun Star they were approached with an offer of $3500, with $2,000 going to the trainer.

“He told us 'my friend you have to lose this fight' but we said no because we were not there to lose this fight,” Albia said. “They threatened to pull us out from the fight and change to a different opponent if we didn't give in to their demands.”

After Mosley-Mundine fell apart, Jaca was offered another crack at Bennett - but only if the Filpino fighter agreed to lay down.

“We were offered to fight him on December 6 and I was going to be paid a purse of $14,000 but I had to throw the fight away,” Jaca said.

Tags: boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jr John on 10-30-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;13886169]WTF $3500? No wonder he's dropping dimes lol. Looks like this whole event was just rigged and corrupted all around. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Yeah match fixing on a budget lol.

Comment by Jr John on 10-30-2013

This story is really funny because I had thought in my own mind that maybe the bout between Mosley and choc mundine might have been a bit of the same.Think about it choc mundine is a multi millionaire but his…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 10-29-2013

WTF $3500? No wonder he's dropping dimes lol. Looks like this whole event was just rigged and corrupted all around. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by bigcursedawg on 10-29-2013

Maybe they should've offered him more than 1,500 and he might have taken it.

Comment by tyotfo on 10-29-2013

Anyone fancy a bet on Bennets next 10 fights? I got him winning all 10.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Jermell Charlo: I'm Backing GGG, Canelo Avoided Me and Brother! Frampton Wants Title at 130-Pounds, Revenge on Santa Cruz Barclays Center Giving Away 2 Mayweather-McGregor Tix Saturday Lawrence Okolie Back in Action on September 1 at York Hall News: Carmona-Martinez, Claressa Shields, Sparrow-Laviolette Nate Diaz Being Courted To Walk Mayweather Out For McGregor Linares: I Want Mikey Garcia - But I Doubt He Returns To 135 Lomachenko Dares Rigondeaux To Do 'Winner Takes All' Bout Jarrell Miller Hungers To KO Washington Quicker Than Wilder Did Victor Ortiz Warns Conor McGregor About "Mayweather's Elbows" Verdejo Wants To Fight in September While Flanagan Recovers NSAC Exec: No Reason Not To Approve Mayweather-McGregor Lomachenko Smiles: I'd Like To Welcome Salido To My University Photos: Mauricio Herrera, Jesus Soto Karass - Open Workouts Mayweather-McGregor Tickets - Update For General Public Manager: 100-1 Odds That Crawford, Indongo Won't Fight Lipinets! Photos: Vasyl Lomachenko Grinding Hard For Marriaga Defense Photos: Victor Ortiz in Beast Mode For Ring Return Top Rank Exec: ESPN to Televise Beterbiev-Koelling Nonito Donaire Inks Promotional With Ringstar Sports Mayweather-McGregor Tickets: Latest Facts, Trends, Information Artur Beterbiev vs. Enrico Koelling Purse Bid Won By Top Rank Victor Ortiz vs. Saul Corral - Undercard Information Broner: My Back is Against The Wall, Everyone Counting Me Out Dillian Whyte vs. Michael Grant Set For August 19, Says Hearn Showtime To Have Three Boxing Presentations on Saturday Saunders: No American Bum Beats Me, P*ssy Golovkin is Next! Mayweather-McGregor - U.S. Cinema Information, Tickets Garcia's Coach: Perfect Timing For Lomachenko Bout By Year End Hearn Confident Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Will Be 11/11 in Vegas Mikael Lawal Inks Promotional Pact With Team Sauerland Shields: Jermall Charlo Will 'Give a Lot of Middleweights Hell' Robert Garcia: Adrien Broner is Very Strong, Very Tough Garcia: I'm Favored Because Broner Is Inconsistent, Not Skills Tony Bellew, David Haye in Talks For December Rematch Monroe Vows To Shock Saunders For Underdogs Everywhere Paul Butler Vows To Get Much "Clearer" Win Over Stuart Hall Vijender Singh vs. Zulpikar Maimaitiali Undercard Information Farhood: If McGregor Goes 12, The Press Will Hammer Mayweather Virgil Hunter: Mayweather Stops McGregor or it Gets Stopped
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement