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Hector Garcia Pulls Sanabria vs Bangoyan over WBC Rift

by Miguel Rivera

Promoter Hector Garcia of HG Boxing has pulled a planned fight that was scheduled for Saturday's card at Gimnasio Auditorio in Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico. Alejandro Sanabria (31-1, 24KOs) was scheduled to defend his WBC lightweight silver title against Balweg Bangoyan (17-5, 7KOs). Apparently, Promociones del Pueblo, who promote Sanabria, never made a request to the WBC to sanction the fight. The WBC complained and Garcia is going to cooperate with the sanctioning body.

"The company that represents him did not send a request to the WBC to sanction the fight. Every time a title associated with the organization is being used, they must be notified. All of their champions have obligations to meet and the regulation is very clear in stating that whenever a champion enters the ring, to defend the title, he must obtain permission from the WBC to defend the belt."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 04-01-2012

the boxer gets screwed cuz promoter/manager don't do their job but still wants their 33 1/3%.....

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