Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Oner Will Push for Solis to Become Mandatory to Klitschko

By Ruslan Chikov

Promoter Ahmet Oner of Arena Box will push for his boxer, heavyweight Odlanier Solis (17-1, 12KOs), to become the mandatory challenger to one of the Klitschko brothers within twelve months. In March of 2011, Solis was stopped in the first round after badly injuring his knee in a title fight with WBC champion Vitali Klitschko. Solis finally comes back, after months of rehab, on May 19th against Konstantin Airich in Pharr, Texas. He hopes to get a rematch with Vitali very soon.

"In the next twelve months, Solis will be the mandatory challenger for a fight with Klitschko. I will make [the sanctioning body] do it. In May, Odlanier will fight with an opponent who holds a good position in the world rankings, and then we will only focus on Klitschko," Oner said.

The manager of the Klitschko brothers, Bernd Boente, has no intention of negotiating with Oner. The two individuals have been involved in a feud since their days of working together with Universum Box-Promotion.

But Oner says - "If Klitschko has at least a single grain of professional honor, he will come to fight with Solis."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by crf450xxx on 04-23-2012

[QUOTE=edgarg;12032715]Unlike so many, I don't believe Solis' weight had anything to do with it. Why should 10 lbs tip him over. He was accustomed to carrying it. [/QUOTE] What was noted ofterwards was that Solis must have injured himself BEFORE…

Comment by definido7 on 04-23-2012

all of youll hating on solis if he wouldnt have hurt his knee he would of beat klitschko easyyyyyyy even though solis is overweight or whatever hes better than all the heavyweights skilled wise and anybody that sees him fight…

Comment by yoz on 04-23-2012

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;12032429]Everybody wants it, except povetkin.[/QUOTE] If only that were the case. Contenders are looking at Povetkin rather than K2.

Comment by joe strong on 04-23-2012

[QUOTE=edgarg;12032715]Unlike so many, I don't believe Solis' weight had anything to do with it. Why should 10 lbs tip him over. He was accustomed to carrying it. It wasnt like a poorly balanced 150 lb weight on his back. Oner…

Comment by edgarg on 04-23-2012

[QUOTE=johnnycontrolet;12032516]Gamboa is a smart guy and got rid of this criminal as his manager, Solis should do the same then I'm sure he gets a shot against one of the Klitschkos. But Solis has no chance against them at all.[/QUOTE]…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (22)
Top Headlines Hearn Recalls How He Failed to Convince Brook to Skip Spence Brook's Trainer: Spence is Brave, But Not Qualified to Beat Brook Frank Warren: Future of British Boxing is in Safe Hands George Groves: I Still Feel I'm Better Than Carl Froch, Badou Jack Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II in Play For September 9 Roach Admits Concern: Horn Can Punch, He's Pretty Impressive Golovkin, Thurman Trainers Explain How Brook Can Beat Spence Kanat Islam Continues Streak With Twelve Round Decision Win Errol Spence Explains What Led Him on a Path To Boxing Errol Spence Jr.'s Moment Of Truth Miguel Cotto Slams Critics Calling For Him To Retire From Boxing Jose Pedraza vs. Jamel Herring on Guerrero-Figueroa Card Conlan, Saucedo, Mike Alvarado, Mean Machine Win in Chicago Mayweather-McGregor: Showtime on Board, Confirms Espinoza Andrew Selby in Line For Daigo Higa With WBC Eliminator Win Joshua-Klitschko II: There Will Be HBO, Showtime Collaberation Shane Mosley Has To Pay Ex-Wife 75K in Defamation Lawsuit Photos: Orlando Salido vs. Aristides Perez - Official Weights Conlan May Get Step-Up Foe on Pacquiao-Horn, Says Macklin Groves vs. Chudinov To Be Streamed on Facebook, Youtube Francisco Vargas Had Surgery on Eyebrows, Wants November Date Ward-Kovalev Rematch: NSAC Has Assigned Three American Judges Mayweather: I Can't Overlook McGregor, Only Lost on The Ground! Cotto vs. Kamegai, Berchelt vs. Miura Picked By BoxNation Brook To Spence: You've Got To Take It, Rip it Out of My Hands Spence: It’s Time to Shut Up, Glove Up & Go to War With Brook Kermit Cintron vs. Tyrone Brunson Set For June 24th Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - Extra Security Measures in Place Photos: Kell Brook, Errol Spence - Ripped and Ready For War! Warren Admits: If Saunders is Not 100%, Khurtsidze Will Beat Him Joe Smith's Promoter on LA Return, Possibility of Monaghan Bout Salido Returns, Looks Forward To Vasyl Lomachenko Rematch Kell Brook Weighs in at 146½ ; Errol Spence Comes in at 146¼ Abel Sanchez: Golovkin-Canelo Should 'Revive Our Industry' George Groves Thought Hard Before Fully Trusting McGuigan Brook: I Want Spence To Taste Every Bit of That Sugar in There! Hank Lundy is Gunning For Terry Flanagan, Robert Easter Fortune Calms Down Pacquiao Fans, Says No Reason To Panic Mike Tyson Explains Where His Money Went in Historic Career Kell Brook: When I Beat Spence - I'm The Man, Number One at 147
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement