Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Rigondeaux's Promoter Targets Agreement on Avalos

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Boris Arencibia, CEO at Caribe Promotions, who handle the career of WBO & WBA super bantamweight world champion Guillermo "The Jackal" Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 KO's), says his company is willing to satisfy the recent order that was issued by the World Boxing Organization, ordering the two-time Olympic gold medal winner to face mandatory WBO challenger Chris Avalos (24-2-0) 18 KO's. In addition, the American Avalos is ranked as #1 by the IBF and #5 in the WBA.

Arencibia has already made calls over to Top Rank and initiated discussions to reach an agreement. Because none of the other champions are willing to face Rigondeaux, the entire team believes Avalos is the best possible option at the moment.

"We have an enormous amount of respect for Chris Avalos. At the present Caribe Promotions and Top Rank are negotiating the terms of this bout. We have 30 days to reach an agreement and we are working hard to get it," Arencibia said.

"Caribe Promotions and all of Rigo’s team have the best intentions to make this fight happen. We wish to make the best fights. We have even challenged other champions, such as [Leo] Santa Cruz in the past and we haven’t heard anything from his camp. I don’t want to think that they are unwilling to fight Rigondeaux due their fear of losing, but everything is indicating to us that they won't fight, at least for now, so Avalos is a good choice."

"Top Rank promotes Chris Avalos and since the WBO ordered the fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux, we have been making some calls to reach an agreement as soon as possible. This will be a good fight. Avalos is a great warrior and has earned his chance for a world title fight against "The Jackal" Rigondeaux."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Young Herschel on 08-06-2014

Well if Univision is located in Miami, FL then maybe that would be a good site to sell this fight for Caribbe Promotions?? I don't feel that Top Rank wants Chris Avalos to face Rigo though . . . why…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=shadow-boxer;14830088]Still butt hurt that the winner gets no respect and still in his **** hole waiting for another bum to come along while the loser has moved along and now a feather champ, earning good money on the side? FYI,…

Comment by shadow-boxer on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=dinero fan;14829990]As much as I like avalos I got to go with rigo. Don't know why rigos team is negotiating with Arum after all the shyt he talked about rigo after he [B]whooped that hype job of phonito.[/B][/QUOTE] Still butt…

Comment by dinero fan on 08-06-2014

As much as I like avalos I got to go with rigo. Don't know why rigos team is negotiating with Arum after all the shyt he talked about rigo after he whooped that hype job of phonito.

Comment by Bardock on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14829375]Yea it's weird, because he doesn't have his tR minimum anymore and if it goes to pursebid, the minimum is only 200k for a title fight...Bob's only competing against Carribe[/QUOTE] Good I hope Arum doesn't give him chit, him and…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (35)
Top Headlines Sanchez: When Golovkin Goes To 168, Jacobs Will Be Dominant Arum: Pacquiao Wants Purse for Crawford to be Worth the Risk Photos: Manny Pacquiao Continues Hard Grind For Horn Defense Ryan Martin Back at Big Bear, Helping Shafikov For Easter Bout Muhammad Waseem May Land Eliminator in Fall, Says Manager Sugar Ray: Spence Must Use Tactics I Did With Hagler To Beat Brook Amir Khan: Very Few Fighters Can Fill Wembley - I'm One of Them! Beltran: I Should No Problem Getting Green Card After That KO Gary Russell Jr. - If No Unification Next, I Plan To Move Up Thurman: Hard To Be Confident in Brook, He Hasn't Proved It at 147 Berchelt: Miura a True Warrior, Confident I'll Leave With My Belt Juan Manuel Marquez Return Still in Play For July, Says Nacho Team Uzcategui Will Push For No-Contest, Dirrell Rematch Order Ryota Murata Feeling Good About Career Despite Shocking Loss Brook: No Issues With Weight, Close To 147 For Spence Defense ABC Calls For Ban of Dirrell's Trainer Due To Post-Fight Assault Promoter: David Benavidez Will Roll Over Everyone Shelly Vincent Tops Broadway Boxing Card, June 3 Mayweather on Canelo-GGG: May, September Are My Dates Video: Floyd Mayweather, Anthony Joshua Come Together in UK Michael Walsh Eyes Comeback, Set To Return On June 2 Ian Tims vs. Luke Watkins For Vacant Irish Belt, June 10 In Belfast Joshua: Mayweather-McGregor is Bigger With Me on Undercard Adrien Broner To Spend Three Days in Jail For Contempt Charge Groves Admits a Loss To Chudinov Could Be End of His Career Duva: Barrera Was Right on Beterbiev, Smith Deal Easy To Make Agitated Arum: HBO, Showtime Don’t Own the Boxing Business! Mayweather Confident He Would School Golovkin in 'Easy' Fight Big Changes at 108: BoxingScene Ratings Update Frankie Gavin To Return, June 3 In Scotland Brook vs. Spence: Lawrence Okolie To Face Russell Henshaw Video: Anthony Joshua Talks Klitschko, Mayweather, Future, More Brook: After Beating Spence, I Want Thurman Unification Next! Coldwell Hopes Lewis Taylor Shocks Jamie Cox on Brook-Spence Amir Khan Not Happy With WBC's Decision, May Target Peterson Why Do Boxing Robberies Continue To Happen? Video: Shakur Stevenson Talks About Second Pro Fight, Future Deontay Wilder Hopes Joseph Parker Fight Can Come Together Mayweather Expects Davis To Be a Star, Spence To Beat Brook Abel Sanchez: I'd Hate To See Mayweather Get '50' With McGregor
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement