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Gomez: Vanes Just Doesn't Want The Angulo Fight

By Rick Reeno

Eric Gomez, Vice President of Golden Boy Promotions, advised BoxingScene.com that Vanes Martirosyan (30-0, 19KOs) turned down "the biggest payday of his career, by far" when he rejected a proposal to fight Alfredo Angulo (20-1, 17KOs) in a WBC junior middleweight eliminator on November 5th in Cancun, Mexico. HBO was planning to televise the fight, and the winner would have received a mandatory shot at Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

"He turned it down. He's off the card. It's a fight the WBC ordered. The money was right. We offered him a good amount of money. We offered him neutral officials, everything. It was going to be in Cancun, HBO was going to televise, but he doesn't want to fight," Gomez told BoxingScene.com.

"This guy is always on your website. He's calling out Angulo and he's calling out Canelo.......saying that he'll slap them when he sees them in person, but when you bark you have to back it up. When Angulo barks, he backs it up. But when this guy barks - he runs away."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 09-09-2011

Vanes isn't in a position to be picky. He should have taken this fight and the career high payday.

Comment by hollywood97 on 09-09-2011

just wondering if gomez is reffering to RUSSEL el mamon MORA when he says neutral officiating... if GOLDEN BOY can pull that off in front of Nevada state commission imagine the neutrality Vanes is gonna get in Quintana Roo.... a…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 09-09-2011

Vanes is b*tch made.

Comment by Pastrano on 09-09-2011

It seems Vanes is one of those people that wanna protect and polish their unbeaten record against second rate fighters.:nonono: Not good.

Comment by Elotero on 09-09-2011

[QUOTE=argminasyan;11104451]Perro is no slouch and for vanes to beat perro he needs a full camp with Freddie... As it stands now Freddie won't be able to train vanes for nov 5 fight... He's busy with the us Olympic team and…

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