Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Cuello Guaranteed WBC Title Shot, Says Sulaiman - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  8/13/2012       Read more by Ronnie Nathanielsz         
   
Cuello Guaranteed WBC Title Shot, Says Sulaiman
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman has explained the organization’s decision to approve a minimumweight title fight between China’s Xiong Zhao Zhong (19-4-1, 11 KOs) and Mexico’s Javier Martinez Resendiz  (13-3-2, 6 KOs) in Kunming, China on Oct. 27.

He said that “The promoters had reached an agreement with Mr. Aljoe  Jaro (promoter/manager/trainer of top rated Denver Cuello), who originally refused but at my personal request, accepted a step aside fee with the condition that Cuello, who is the Silver world champion and also the official challenger would face the winner in a title fight,” Sulaiman said.

The boxing president conceded that the WBC has been trying very hard for many years to bring China into professional boxing.

“Being the fastest growing financial and technological  country in the world, China should be supported totally to open new roads for professional boxing in that country ad well as for boxing all over the world,” added Sulaiman.

He said it would also give the WBC “an opportunity to have a professional world championship in China that has never been done before. It would be a great dream come true for me to announce such a happening  at our 50th anniversary convention which could very well be my last one.”

The WBC president noted that Zhao has a good reputation and he saw him lose a very close decision to former world flyweight champion DaisukeNaito in a flyweight title fight on May 26, 2009, in which the Chinese dropped the Japanese in the sixth round.

The 29-year-old Chinese fighter won the vacant WVC Silver title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Mexico’s Osvaldo “Chucky” Razon on June 16 this year, and had previously won a round split decision over Filipino Rodel Tejaresd in a WBC Asian Boxing Council Interim light flyweight title fight.

Tags: Denver Cuello



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by nycsmooth, on 08-13-2012
forget the quality of the 1st bout but when Cuello boxes but the bottom line is WBC is way ahead of other boxing bodies getting in2 China w/its boxers & untapped millins of $$...say what u want but Sulaiman knows what 2 do...+ it's more 4 the fan eventually when GBP &others get tv going...China w...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (1) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  George Groves is in Line For No...
  Anthony Joshua Latest Target Of...
  Quigg To Face Hidenori Otake on...
  De La Hoya: Khan Wants Statemen...
  Zerafa in High Spirits Ahead of...
  Donnie Nietes in Better Shape T...
  Sergey Kovalev finds Additional...
  Algieri Confident Timing, Jab W...
  Arum: Biggest Fight For Bradley...
  Jhonny Gonzalez' Promoter Eyes ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.