Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
WBC Explains How Cano Was Approved for Erik Morales - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  9/11/2011       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
WBC Explains How Cano Was Approved for Erik Morales
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Council has explained how #12 ranked Pablo Cesar Cano was approved to fight Erik Morales this coming Saturday for the vacant WBC junior welterweight title, taking place on the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz pay-per-view at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. WBC President called it "an extreme emergency" as Morales' scheduled opponent Lucas Matthysse withdrew last week with an illness.

The WBC explained how they went down the rankings.

The #1 ranked boxer, Ajose Olusegun, is scheduled to fight #6 ranked Ali Chebah on September 30 in California in a final eliminator.

The number #2 ranked is Erik Morales.

Humberto Soto, ranked at #3, suffered a cut in his most recent fight which place less than two weeks ago.

Number #4 Kendall Holt is scheduled to fight #8 Danny Garcia in California on October 15.

The number #5 ranked contender is Lucas Matthysse.

The number #7 is Prawet Singwangcha of Thailand. Singwangcha doesn't have a visa to travel to the United States.

The number #9 ranked contender, Josesito Lopez, faces Jessie Vargas on the Mayweather-Ortiz card on September 17.

Roberto Ortiz, ranked at #10, defends his WBC silver title on October 1.

The number #11 ranked contender, Kamegai Yoshihiro, is scheduled to fight in Japan.

Cano of Mexico was willing to move from a fight scheduled for the 17th in Los Angeles, headlined by Saul Alvarez-Alfonso Gomez, to face Erik Morales for the title in Las Vegas. Both cards are promoted by Golden Boy, so there were very few complications with the switch.

Tags: Erik Morales , Morales-Cano , Morales vs Cano , Pablo Cesar Cano



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by LeadUppercut, on 09-13-2011
[QUOTE=Leohappy]Boxing trivia: Which of these two is a WBC Jr. Welterweight title fight? 1/ Ajose Olusegun (#1, Nigeria) vs. Ali Chebah (#6, France) Sept.30 2/ Erik Morales (#2, Mexico) vs. Pablo Cesar Cano (#12, Mexico) Sept. 17[/QUOTE] Great question, excellent post :)

comment by Leohappy, on 09-13-2011
Boxing trivia: Which of these two is a WBC Jr. Welterweight title fight? 1/ Ajose Olusegun (#1, Nigeria) vs. Ali Chebah (#6, France) Sept.30 2/ Erik Morales (#2, Mexico) vs. Pablo Cesar Cano (#12, Mexico) Sept. 17

comment by Team Vitaminas, on 09-13-2011
[QUOTE=puga]no it aint ...morales aint a 140 titlest tryin to defned his title...he is tryin to be the first 4 div champ out of mexico(hoya excluded) in the most ridiculous way...[/QUOTE] Stop hating dude, he's not passing pacquiao . There's no new record being created here , only the one from M...

comment by puga, on 09-13-2011
[QUOTE=Team Vitaminas]Whether it's for a title or title defense it's all the same. Morales can win the title and then defend it to his mandatory . Same thing , dumb guy . Nice try! How many times did Pacquaio defend his titles To mandatories huh?[/QUOTE] no it aint ...morales aint a 140 titles...

comment by Team Vitaminas, on 09-13-2011
[QUOTE=puga]the lucero fight was a title defense of pac's sbw title he won from ledwaba dumb guy.......nice try....[/QUOTE] Whether it's for a title or title defense it's all the same. Morales can win the title and then defend it to his mandatory . Same thing , dumb guy . Nice try! How many ti...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (52) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  'Under The Lights: Pacquiao-Alg...
  Denis Lebedev's Ring Return Pus...
  Abregu on Training Camp, Ali, F...
  Casimero To Face Santos in Fina...
  Roy Jones Jr. Leaning To Hopkin...
  Chris Algieri: Pacquiao's Exper...
  Marquez's Trainer Still Views K...
  Daniel Geale, Billy Dib Aim To ...
  Joseph Parker-Vinnie Maddalone ...
  Alexander: Amir Khan is in Trou...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.