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Edgar Sosa Will Protest TKO Loss To Rodel Mayol

By Mark Vester

Former champion Edgar Sosa has spoken to the press in Mexico and disclosed his plans to file a full protest with Mexican Commission and the WBC to overturn Saturday's two-round TKO loss to Filipino Rodel Mayol in Chiapas, Mexico. Sosa won the WBC junior flyweight title in April 2007 with a decision over Brian Viloria. He made ten defenses of that title until Mayol shocked the world on Saturday.

The sticking point of the protest has to do with the bad clash of heads that took place in the second round of the fight. The head clash sent Sosa down and opened up a cut on his face. The referee Roberto Ramirez ruled it as an "intentional" foul and took away a point from Rodel. After a ringside physician ruled that Sosa could continue, Mayol jumped on Sosa and battered him until the ref stopped the contest.

"I did not recover from the headbutt. It was hard to fight because I was very hurt and could not focus. What happened was intentional," Sosa said. "There should have been a disqualification but they let it continue."

Mayol's camp will shoot back and ask why Sosa did not disclose any of this to the ringside doctor or the referee. Sosa's camp will shoot back and tell officials to take a look at Mayol's history. In Mayol's last two fights, both against Ivan Calderon, there were clashes of heads that forced an early end in both contests. In both fights Calderon was cut badly from clashing with Mayol's head. 

Sosa suffered a fractured cheekbone from the head clash and wants the fight's result changed to a no-contest. It's already being reported that the WBC will order an immediate rematch but Sosa's injury will keep him away from the ring for several months.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DocG on 11-24-2009

I've watched it carefully, the headbutt was accidental.....mayol was at the act of punching at the body with both foot not moving while sosa's feet was at the act of moving forward with his body without punching.....thus both had contact…

Comment by two_guns on 11-24-2009

[quote=iskucha03;6756493]just give the damn belt to mexico they really need one hahaha[/quote] really, RAUL GARCIA GIOVANNY SEGURA FERNANDO MONTIEL CHRISTOBAL CRUZ HUMBERTO SOTO JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ JUAN CARLOS SALGADO all have belts ,is one more gonna matter,how manny belts do…

Comment by Perroskis on 11-23-2009

[QUOTE=pinoypunch;6754726]Did you say Sosa was in control? Look at round 1, Mayol gut the better of the exchanges. [B]Why should Mayol intentionally headbutt[/B] Sosa when he is in control of the fight. Honestly, it was clearly not intentional. It was…

Comment by -Boxzilla- on 11-23-2009

sosa cheek bone got broken with that clash ... not surprising it was serious and looked intentional to me ... dunno if they will be able to overturn the decision but an immediate rematch is def needed ...

Comment by -Mbandit- on 11-23-2009

[QUOTE=flem1;6757050]Why the deep hate for Mayol?[/QUOTE] Nah, I don't hate him...I actually am happy for him!I really am...if you go back to some of my posts yesterday you can see that I congratulated him.I just like to debate with some…

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