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WBC Prez Doubts Mayweather-Alexander, Eyes Guerrero

By Rene Umanzor

The president of the World Boxing Council, Jose Sulaiman, says WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather has not notified his organization of a unification bout with IBF welterweight king Devon Alexander for May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather announced that he was close to a deal on Tuesday night. The IBF has already refused to sanction the fight, although they never received a request for such an action. Sulaiman believes Mayweather will still fight Robert Guerrero, the WBC's mandatory challenger at welterweight.

"I definitely think the fight has to be against Robert Guerrero. I have been made to understand that they are in negotiations and I hope they fight. For me, I'm not paying any attention (Mayweather vs Alexander), because I have not heard anything about it", said Sulaiman.

"I do not think Mayweather has announced that fight because he has always been loyal to the World Boxing Council, and all of his championships have been under the WBC and I am sure that before communicating something, we would have contacted us and he did not, so I have confidence that it is false [about fighting Alexander]. We are awaiting the outcome of negotiations [with Guerrero], that is all I can say so far."

Rene Umanzor covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LOWBLOW_CHAMP on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=turnedup;13007572]Let's get one thing straight..Al Haymon is the boss of anyone doing business at GBP. Secondly didn't everyone on here state Ortiz deserved a shot because he beat Berto? I just laugh at how these things change now..fact is Suliman…

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=techliam;13007427]Dan Rafael @jamesmcknight83 @DanielBonnar1 @WBCBoxing Came out few days ago when wretched WBC put out new rankings, which are pathetic #wbcisdisgusting World Boxing Council @danrafaelespn you complain about insults and then you post these adjectives, wow. that is who you…

Comment by DadeCounty305 on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;13007345]At the end of the day Floyd will fight who he wants to fight because he is his own Boss.. There's really no one out there left for Floyd imo.. Guererro may be the contender but what has he really…

Comment by twosweethooks on 02-07-2013

The reason cowardweather is talking Alexander is because he see's no threat. The reason he is NOT talking Guerrero is he feels threatened. Shickinweather ain't fighting a threat

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=turnedup;13007572]Let's get one thing straight..Al Haymon is the boss of anyone doing business at GBP. Secondly didn't everyone on here state Ortiz deserved a shot because he beat Berto? I just laugh at how these things change now..fact is Suliman…

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