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Maidana vs. Soto Karass To Become WBA Eliminator?

By Jhonny Gonzalez

BoxingScene.com has been advised that the World Boxing Association has received a request to sanction Marcos Maidana (31-3, 28KOs) vs. Jesus Soto Karass (26-7-3, 17KOs) as a WBA welterweight eliminator. The Showtime televised fight takes place on the Saul Alvarez-Josesito Lopez undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Maidana recently sent the WBA an official notification to indicate his intention to vacate the WBA "regular" title at 140-pounds.

The WBA champion at 147 is Paulie Malignaggi, who returns on October 20th, likely against Pablo Cesar Cano at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 07-31-2012

Eliminators are even more worthless than the titles themselves. That seems like an upside down statement in that the Title fight should be better than an eliminator. It Seems like the eliminators are used to cull the herd, let them…

Comment by rshotgunshkly on 07-31-2012

[QUOTE=okrick;12389731]If we've seen fights like Canelo vs M. Hatton (WBC 154 lbs), Mares vs Morel (WBC 122), Morales vs Cano (it was first Morales vs Barrios; 140 WBC), JMM vs Fedchenko (interim 140 WBO) or Mayorga can have other chance...…

Comment by okrick on 07-31-2012

If we've seen fights like Canelo vs M. Hatton (WBC 154 lbs), Mares vs Morel (WBC 122), Morales vs Cano (it was first Morales vs Barrios; 140 WBC), JMM vs Fedchenko (interim 140 WBO) or Mayorga can have other chance...…

Comment by tlarry on 07-31-2012

Maidana ALREADY said he didn't like the way he felt how slow he was at 147 losing to Alexander who was much larger than Maidana on fight night. Yet his mgmt team talks him into another fight at 47. Stupid.

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-31-2012

look @ Karas' last 7 bouts & the tko loss 2 Rosado, who should b in an eliminator...JSK is shot vs quality opposition...

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