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 Last update:  3/12/2012       Read more by Rey Colon         
   
WBO: Juanma Suspended, Has Five Days To Answer Us
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By Rey Colon

The President of the World Boxing Organization, Francisco 'Paco' Valcarcel, said former featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez is already suspended for a period of one year, which prevents him from participating in WBO title fights and he's banned from the WBO rankings. Juanma is being punished for unsportsmanlike conduct - pertaining to Saturday's post-fight outburst against referee Roberto Ramirez. 

After getting stopped by Orlando Salido in ten rounds, Juanma conducted a live television interview and accused the referee of being a gambler. Juanma has five days to show cause why he shouldn't be suspended.

"He has five days to show us why we should rescind the suspension. Right now [Juanma] is suspended for one year. We are giving him a chance to convince us to [reconsider the suspension] in five days. And we took apology into consideration," said the WBO's President.

"His expressions were very misguided and unfounded. I know it was a moment of frustration but you have to know how to behave at all times. This is a sport where you win and lose."

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the refs reputation is ruined for life
comment by Scrubber, on 03-14-2012
the Referee's name has been ruined and tainted for life. where ever the ref goes in the future people will look at him and think gambling and dishonesty. I would think the ref sues Lopez for millions and wins.

comment by .::|ULTIMATE|::., on 03-14-2012
[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP]The president of the World Boxing Organization, Francisco 'Paco' Valcarcel, said former featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez is already suspended for a period of one year, which prevents him from participating in WBO title fights and he's banned from the WBO rankings. Juan...

comment by elfag, on 03-13-2012
The ABC belts really need to stay out of this stuff, that is more up to the boxing commissions in my opinion. They never used to do this stuff until recently. Sounds like someone at the WBO has an ego and wants to feel important, when the reality is that Juanma dont have the belt anymore and ...

comment by hillbilly, on 03-13-2012
[QUOTE=El C@cique@PR]See this is the difference between the WBO and WBC!!! If This was the WBC and Juanma a mexican, he would had gotten protected!! Anyways, I think they are being ridiculous with the 1 year suspension. People have done worst things!! Hell Miguel Cotto once said that the WBO ...

comment by BIGLOU, on 03-13-2012
When the son (Ramirez Jr.) stop the first fight, Juanma went on to make the same accusations. There were made and talked about within the PR media and fans themselves. It seems to me that it got brushed under the rug, sort of kept on the island. Prior to this fight. The media brought up Salido...

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