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WBO Rejects Cleverly's Fight, Demands Sukhotsky Bout

By Osman Rodriguez

WBO President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel has rejected Nathan Cleverly's announced fight against Robin Krasniqi, which promoter Frank Warren revealed earlier today for April 28th. Cleverly (24-0, 11KOs) was given permission to face Tommy Karpency in February with the understanding that a mandatory defense against Dmitry Sukhotsky (18-1, 13KOs) would take place in 120 days. Sukhotsky and his management have long complained about being unable to secure their mandatory shot at the title.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by daggum on 03-20-2012

[QUOTE=giacomino;11912771]The WBO should never have approved karpency for a title fight. Cleverly continues to make Erdei's reign look solid[/QUOTE] at least erdei was lineal champ when he fought his bum parade. cleverly is just a guy who was gifted a…

Comment by giacomino on 03-20-2012

The WBO should never have approved karpency for a title fight. Cleverly continues to make Erdei's reign look solid

Comment by daggum on 03-20-2012

i can't believe cleverly is ducking someone who is not even good!

Comment by Fishkie on 03-20-2012

Funny realy when you click on the WBO LH TITLE on Boxrec. Before Clev had the belt ,There was a Lot of fighters challenging for the title who had similar, if not worse records than Robin Krasniqi. (Dmitry Sukhotsky stands…

Comment by nycsmooth on 03-20-2012

safest fight 4 Cleverly would be in PR w/same judges as Lopez's bout...they're honest (right)!!!!!

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