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Pascal-Sillakh Eliminator, DeMarco-Linares II, More Hits

By Rick Reeno

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - A few more news and pieces coming out of the WBC's 49th annual convention. A final light heavyweight eliminator was ordered between light heavyweights Jean Pascal (26-2-1, 16KOs) and Ismayl Sillakh (17-0, 14KOs). The winner of Pascal-Sillakh becomes the mandatory challenger to the winner of the ordered rematch between champion Bernard Hopkins and top contender Chad Dawson. As BoxingScene reported earlier, the WBC ordered a Hopkins-Dawson rematch.

The situation at 168 stays the same. The winner of Saturday's unification between Carl Froch [WBC] and Andre Ward [WBA] will have to face Anthony Dirrell.

At lightweight, Antonio DeMarco (26-2-1, 19KOs) was given permission to make an option defense before facing Jorge Linares (31-2, 20KOs) in a rematch. DeMarco captured the vacant title when he came from behind to stop Linares in eleven rounds on October 15th.

At featherweight, a financial issue got settled between champion Jhonny Gonzalez and Elio Rojas, the WBC's champion in recess. When the fight goes to a purse bid, the split will be 60-40 in favor of Gonzalez.

At bantamweight, Abner Mares will have to vacate his IBF super bantamweight title in order to maintain his grasp of the WBC's silver [interim] belt.

At flyweight, Pongsaklek Wonjongkam has until March to defend his belt against mandatory challenger Toshiyuki Igarashi.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by americanbot on 12-16-2011

[QUOTE=K2ray;11567426]Nah, but Pascal shore as hell is...a serious beating is in store for him![/QUOTE]Sillakh has fought no one..........he's overrated.....

Comment by EdMon917 on 12-16-2011

Pascal is in for a world of hurt.

Comment by K2ray on 12-16-2011

[QUOTE=americanbot;11567022]Sillakh is overrated..............[/QUOTE] Nah, but Pascal shore as hell is...a serious beating is in store for him!

Comment by americanbot on 12-16-2011

[QUOTE=ИATAS206;11567013]Pascal should come out to this song This is the end.... [/QUOTE]Sillakh is overrated..............

Comment by ИATAS on 12-16-2011

[QUOTE=Teddy Brenner;11567009]I like Sillakh but (lack of) experience will play a factor. Pascal has some names on his resume: Froch Diaconu x 2 Hopkins x 2 Dawson Sillakh has Despaigne, who beat Pascal at the Olympics...but that was whole different…

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