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EBU Pulls Varon From Sergey Rabchenko Title Shot

By Per Ake Persson

Spanish jr. middleweight veteran Ruben Varon, the EBU's mandatory challenger at his weight, has today been voted out by the EBU council following his loss to journeyman Rafael Chiruta this past weekend. That fight was as previously reported fought at middleweight and thus the loss doesn´t remove a fighter automatically from his position at a lower weight.
 
However, as the EBU points out it was a bad loss against a fighter with a poor recored.
 
EBU jr middle weightchamp Sergey Rabchenko will now have to fight someone else and also end up as a loser as he would have gotten the lion´s share of the 91,000,00 Euro that Rimer Boxe won the purse bids with.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giacomino on 07-18-2013

Varon being anyone's mandatory or title opponent at this point in his career is crazy

Comment by Hougigo on 07-18-2013

As they should.... that was a horrible loss

Comment by King_ on 07-18-2013

[QUOTE=calamaro;13568627]What a mess. Cant disagree with EBU this time, but seems weird they pass on a 91k € purse.[/QUOTE] I read a few months ago Ricky Hatton stated In an interview that Rabchenko will have a mandatory fight of his…

Comment by calamaro on 07-18-2013

What a mess. Cant disagree with EBU this time, but seems weird they pass on a 91k € purse.

Comment by Mick Higgs on 07-18-2013

Brian Rose should be Rab's next challenger!

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