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Francisco Palacios Back in Line For Krzysztof Wlodarczyk

San Juan, PR - Bayamon's Francisco "The Wizard" Palacios (20-1, 13 KO's) and manager/coach, Joshua Aguilar, were advised by Don King Productions that the World Boxing Council (WBC) is going to keep him in a mandatory position to cruiserweight world champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (45-2-1,32 KO's). On April 2 in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Palacios los a controversial split decision, with scores of 115-113 for Palacios, 116-112 and 118-112 for Wlodarczyk. After the fight, Palacios and his team filed a protest with the WBC.

"I'm still the mandatory, but I wish it was immediate rematch because I want to fight him. Anyway, I'm super happy and I have to always thank God, the people who always supported me and Don King for following up on the protest, because without them this would not have happened," Palacios said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 06-21-2011

No way could Krzysztof won that fight he didn't do anything but plod forward. I mean it was a boring fight and its not as if Palacios beat his [COLOR="Black"]as[/COLOR]s but he was the only one sustaining any offense in…

Comment by EZ E on 06-21-2011

I have a copy of their fight. I wouldn't go as far as calling it a true robbery. I've seen a lot worse. Actually it was a very close fight that could've gone either way, in my opinion. Palacios actually…

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