Advertisement
Advertisement

WBC Warns Zanfer Over Staging Show With Tomas Rojas

By Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Council has warned Zanfer Promotions over staging a show for February 25th in Ensenada, with former flyweight champion Tomas "Gusano" Rojas (37-13-1, 25KOs) in the main event. A few weeks ago, Rojas claimed that he accepted money to take a dive in his six-round TKO loss to Jorge Arce in September 2007 in Las Vegas.

The World Boxing Council ordered Rojas to appear at their headquarters to explain his comments on the Arce fight - since both fighters were competing that night for a WBC regional title. After Rojas refused to appear, the WBC issued "a worldwide ban" on Rojas.

Earlier this week, Zanfer Promotions announced a show for February 25th, with the return of Rojas. The WBC is threatening to "suspend Zanfer Promotions" if the show moves forward with Rojas. The WBC doesn't explain what that suspension on Zanfer would mean, but some speculate the organization would refuse to sanction WBC title bouts on Zanfer promoted events.

Tags: Tomas Rojas image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by liuj88 on 02-17-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11789821]The World Boxing Council has warned Zanfer Promotions over staging a show for February 25th in Ensenada, with former flyweight champion Tomas "Gusano" Rojas (37-13-1, 25KOs) in the main event. A few weeks ago, Rojas claimed that he accepted money…

Comment by liuj88 on 02-17-2012

[QUOTE=El.Naranjito707;11789956]Who cares the WBC is a f*cking joke anyways. So what someone was paid off...Arum has paid people off but they still put his fighters fighting for those titles.[/QUOTE] Who has Arum paid off? Please provide evidence.

Comment by RajahBell on 02-16-2012

[QUOTE=El.Naranjito707;11789956]Who cares the WBC is a f*cking joke anyways. So what someone was paid off...[B]Arum[/B] has paid people off but they still put his fighters fighting for those titles.[/QUOTE] Zanfer Promotions is like the puppet of Top Rank, they've learned…

Comment by El.Naranjito707 on 02-16-2012

Who cares the WBC is a f*cking joke anyways. So what someone was paid off...Arum has paid people off but they still put his fighters fighting for those titles.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines DiBella Breaks Down Thurman-Porter, Isn't Sure Who Wins Povetkin, Ryabinsky To Hold Meeting With WBC Next Week Liam Smith: I Will Shake Up The World When I Beat Canelo Groves Explains His Version of Events in Golovkin Sparring Tale Photos: Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter Ready For Barclays War Weights from Brooklyn: Porter Strips to 147, Thurman at 146 Liam Smith vs. Canelo Alvarez - Fight Poster Revealed Canelo Alvarez vs. Liam Smith Finalized at 154, 9/17 on PPV Fury To Klitschko: I'm Hitler? You Stupid F***ing Ukrainian Pr*ck! Golden Boy VP Reacts To Arum, Insists Pacquiao vs. Broner is On! Video: Sky Sports Crew Discuss Klitschko vs. Fury Postponement Video: Joshua-Breazeale, Groves-Murray, Eubank-Doran Weighin Jason Sosa Drills Javier Fortuna in Eleventh, Grabs WBA Title Eubank Jr: I Didn't Want To Take Off Underwear, Scare Everyone Photos: Anthony Joshua, Dominic Breazeale Ready For Battle Felix Diaz-Levan Ghvamichava Tops PBC on FS1, July 12 Photo: Tyson Fury's Badly Bruised, Sprained Ankle Injury Felix Verdejo-Jose Felix Likely For October - If Pacquiao Returns Fury Rolls Ankle, July 9 Klitschko Rematch Postponed Thurman Warns: Stop Protecting Your Record Like Mayweather! Arum: Golovkin vs. Ramirez, We Have Deal in Principle For 2017 Groves Explains Boost With McGuigan as Murray Bout Nears Anthony Joshua Willing To Help Joe Joyce Learn, Keep Active Andy Vences: I Have To Be at My Best To Win UniMas Bout Video: Kenny Porter on Tactics For Keith Thurman, More Eubank Sr: No Way Does My Son Lose To Gennady Golovkin! Golovkin's Trainer: Kovalev Will Punish Ward, May Stop Him Keith Thurman: I Have a Burning Desire To Knock Porter Out! Video: Lou DiBella Discusses Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter Shawn Porter Smiles: "Special Things Happen in Brooklyn" Video: Arum Discusses Pacquiao vs. Lomachenko, More Porter: If Mayweather Returns, He's Coming For The WBA Belt WBA Officially Opens Up an Office in China Video: Anthony Joshua Ready To Drill Breazeale Like Martin Video: Bob Arum Discusses Kell Brook vs. Jessie Vargas Devin Haney To Make World Fighting Championships Debut Arum Reacts To Golden Boy VP - Trashes Canelo vs. Smith! Video: Wladimir Klitschko Cracks Away on The Pads Canelo's Next Opponent Close To Finalized, Pacquiao is Out Photos/Weights: LaRon Mitchell vs. Epifanio Menodza
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement