Joan Guzman Out, Mosquera vs. Rivera Now in Play

By Luis Sandoval

BoxingScene has been advised that Joan Guzman who was supposed to fight Vicente Mosquera tonight for the interim WBA Junior Welterweight title is now off the card after coming in 8 pounds over the contracted weight.

Mosquera’s advisor Anthony Gonzalez said they are trying to find a last minute replacement for Mosquera but the WBA title will no longer be available. Veteran Cosme Rivera appears to be the fighter who will get the call on extremely short notice.

This is not the first time Guzman has had a fight cancelled for coming in overweight as his fight with Nate Campbell was cancelled back in 2008 and he worked out a deal to have his rematch with Ali Funeka happen after coming in 9 pounds over the limit.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DannYankee on 06-28-2013

Joan Guzman still boxing? thought he be back in DR in a ranch eating pork or some sh*t by now.

Comment by boxing2106 on 06-28-2013

He should just retire

Comment by richardt on 06-28-2013

I'm glad they didn't let Guzman just fight over the weight....because that would be rewarding him with the fight and money he doesn't deserve. These fighters need to stop struggling to lose weight and just fight in a division they…

Comment by sicko on 06-28-2013

The FUKIN Story Of Guzman's Career :nonono: UNBELIEVABLE! All that fukin talent went to waste because of clearly a horrible work ethic, sometimes being blessed with talent can be a curse and it can make you lazy :no:

Comment by PittyPat on 06-28-2013

[QUOTE=shoog;13513856]I keep seeing ads in the sidebar for aquinity sports which is managing Guzman career[/QUOTE] Meanwhile, I keep seeing IBO sidebar ads of Guzman's papi... [img][/img]

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