Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Francisco Lorenzo Rips Elio Rojas Over The Gomez Fight - Boxing News
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive

 Last update:  8/12/2011       Read more by Jhonny Gonzalez         
Francisco Lorenzo Rips Elio Rojas Over The Gomez Fight
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Former champion Francisco Lorenzo (36-10, 16KOs) has come out and publically ripped the WBC featherweight champion in recess, Elio Rojas (22-1, 13KOs), over his selection to fight Mexico's Arturo Gomez (18-17-5, 8KOs). It will be Rojas' first fight in over a year after having an operation on his right hand. Rojas' return takes place on September 9 at San Francisco de Macoris in the Dominican Republic. Lorenzo think its a disgrace that Rojas overlooked him in order to bring a foreigner into the country.

"I want to remind both Elio and the manager, Mr. Tony Tineo, as well as the promoter Cesar Mercedes, that it's never good to underestimate anybody. I have fought in many countries around the world against great champions at featherweight and junior lightweight and I've been treated with respect after the fights, because even when I lost I did so like a man," Lorenzo said.

"I have respect for Elio because he is a world champion, but I want to make it clear that he never faced the level of opponents that I've faced. I'm here in my own country and I want to fight Elio Rojas, who claims there is nobody for him to fight [in the country]. Elio, why bring in a foreigner if I'm here? Just ask Arturo Gómez how many world champions he's faced. Well, I can answer that for him...none!"

Tags: Elio Rojas


 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (0) 

 Top Headlines
 MMA Headlines
 Related Articles
  Mayweather Reacts To Rumors of ...
  Mayweather Sr. Could See Khan a...
  Arum: People Are Getting Disgus...
  Kid Galahad: I'd Beat Quigg And...
  Donnie Nietes is Chasing The Re...
  Joseph Parker Continues To Gene...
  Khan: Algieri Doesn't Have The ...
  Adrien Broner Hopes Matthysse o...
  Bernard Hopkins: No Pressure on...
  Penalosa Rips Magdaleno For Hav...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads



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

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