Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Odlanier Solis Hires Penagaricano, Looks To Dump Oner

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Olympic gold medal winner Odlanier Solis (18-1, 12KOs) has hired veteran legal adviser Gaby Peñagarícano, who represents Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley, Eddie Gomez, Jonathan Gonzalez and several other boxers.

Solis was scheduled to fight former two-division champion Tomasz Adamek in an IBF eliminator on December 22nd, but the fight fell apart due to promotional issues with Ahmet Oner of Arena Box.

The Cuban boxer, 32-years-old, wants to break away from what he feels is an agreement that "took advantage of him."

Earlier this year, Solis' countryman Yuriorkis Gamboa, also a gold medal winner, parted ways with Oner after a legal battle.

Solis is staying in shape, training with 154-pound champion Miguel Cotto in Big Bear, California. Cotto takes on WBA "regular" junior middleweight champion Austin Trout on December 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 10-29-2012

Epitomy of a boxer squandering his talent.

Comment by Angry Cuban on 10-29-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12647982]Olympic gold medal winner Odlanier Solis (18-1, 12KOs) has hired veteran legal adviser Gaby Peñagarícano, who represents Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley, Eddie Gomez, Jonathan Gonzalez and several other boxers. Solis was scheduled to fight former two-division champion Tomasz Adamek in…

Comment by John Åge on 10-29-2012

Solis has not been fit since his amateur days. He is very gifted but he lacks heart and a proper training regime. I lost everything for him after his fight with Ray Austin.

Comment by Freedom. on 10-29-2012

It was Oner not Solis that backed out of the fights with Larsen and Adamek. Solis is wise to finally break free of him.

Comment by Drunk Punch on 10-29-2012

He gets paid and his motivation to stay in shape evaporated. He needs to lose 50 pounds and start fighting regularly again.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Martin Murray vs. Gabriel Rosado Set, April 22 In Liverpool Wilder Anxious To Test Repaired Right Hand on 'A Human Skull' Chavez Still Wants To Fight Golovkin; 'I Think I Can Beat Him' Jessie Magdaleno, Oscar Valdez Get Opponents For April 22 Simmons Replaces Matty Askin In British Title Clash vs. Kennedy Jose Arellano, Colorado Amateur Star, is Set For Pro Debut De La Hoya: Spence Will Destroy Brook - I'd Love To Promote Him Chisora vs. Helenius Rematch Looking Likely, Says Trainer Chavez Jr: If Canelo Felt He Could Win - He Would've Fought GGG Manuel Charr Injured, Odlanier Solis Fight is Called Off The Deontay Wilder Conundrum Braekhus Struggles To Make Weight For Svensson Showdown Photos: Rodriguez-Narvaez, Vargas, Lopez - Telemundo Weigh-In Canelo: Golovkin Received His Biggest Offer - Do Not Blame Me! Video: Joseph Parker, Kevin Barry Discuss Hughie Fury Defense Gervonta Davis Has No Issue Heading To UK For Walsh Defense Kovalev's Promoter: Ward's Side Continue To Ignore Rematch Talks Dusty Harrison Arrested, Being Held on Gun Charge Brian Viloria vs. Ruben Montoya Set For March 2 in Japan Photos: Maurice Hooker vs. Cristobal Cruz - Official Weigh-In Horn's Promoter: Pacquiao Felt Pressure, Chasing Fantasy Offer Photos: Pearson-DeLoach, Tabiti, Rodriguez - Official Weigh-In Photos: Canelo, Chavez Jr. Swarmed By Fans at Houston Presser Photos: Hurd-Harrison, Breazeale-Ugonoh - Go Face To Face Maurice Hooker vs. Cristobal Cruz Set For Friday in Tijuana Photos: Deontay Wilder, Gerald Washington - Go Face To Face De La Hoya is Firm: Chavez Jr. Can Derail Canelo vs. Golovkin Russian Boxing Scene Update: Upcoming Events Joshua Pleads With Wilder To Start Fighting Better Opponents Chavez Jr. Aims To Reclaim Lost Fans By Knocking Off Canelo Photo: Lucian Bute, Eleider Alvarez on Weight, Ready For Battle Washington: I Have A lot That Deontay Wilder Hasn't Seen Before Usyk-Hunter, Gvozdyk-Gonzalez Added To Lomachenko-Sosa British Boxing News: Flanagan-Petrov, Skeete-Singleton, Jay Harris Holyfield Joins PBC Broadcast Team For Wilder-Washington WBC Outlines, Explains The 'Clean Boxing' Drug Testing Program Hughie Fury On Verge of Losing Parker Shot, Must Sign Contract Dmitry Bivol Pounds, Stops Robert Berridge in Four Rounds Tony Bellew: I Want To Be Out Of Boxing Within 12 Months Izu Ugonoh on Signing His Deal With Al Haymon
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement