Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Chemito Moreno, Golden Boy Negotiations Hit a Wall

By Ludo Saenz Luaces

BoxingScene.com/NotiFight.com was in Costa Rica this week, where we spoke with international boxing agent/promoter Sampson Lewkowicz, who represents Golden Boy Promotions in a potential deal to sign World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight champion Anselmo "Chemito" Moreno of Panama. 

Lewkowicz is working hard to complete the deal, but the negotiations have stalled over a dispute with Moreno's management team of Roberto Grimaldo and Jacques DesChamps - over the Panamanian television rights.

"Sadly, Dr. Grimaldo is preventing Chemito from being able to earn anywhere from $200 thousand to $1 million, simply by virtue of making a demand for the television rights in Panama, which would be unique to the promoter that I represent, Golden Boy Promotions," said Lewkowicz. "Economically it represents a minimum, because the television network in Panama will never pay what those rights are really worth."

"Golden Boy is going to negotiate those rights to every television network worldwide, including Panama.  This is the only thing that separates Chemito from coming to the United States to show the entire boxing world how good he really is. Unfortunately, sometimes the managers take a position simply because of ego and international inexperience."

"I hope that Dr. Grilmaldo and his representative, Jack Deschamps, move away from this absurd position and look out for the best interests of the fighter."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 04-03-2011

Doesnt matter now donnaire is still with toprank

Comment by KingOfBox on 04-03-2011

Ahhh blackball backdoor politics.... refreshinnnnng. F*ck Dr. Grimaldo. This is why Panamanians always have it harder. Panamanian fighters/promoters lack international exposure and general knowledge of the game and its numbers... They are so out of sync with modern boxing politics.…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Billy Joe Saunders: I'm The Best at 160 and 168 in The World! Xavier Martinez Discusses Moralde Clash on ShoBox Vijender Singh's U.S. Debut Pushed Back Due To Injury Liam Smith Aims To Prove To Hearn He Made Right Decision Serhii Bohachuk Continues His Path of Destruction in Hollywood Saunders vs. Isufi For WBO Interim-Title on May 18th Kazuto Ioka-Aston Palicte: Talks Progress For WBO Title Fight Arum: Kovalev-Yarde Will Go Wherever Most Money's Available Spence: Pacquiao-Floyd Was Made; Crawford Fight Will Happen Dillian Whyte Formally Contests WBC Ruling on Wilder-Breazeale Andrew Moloney: Good To Know I Have Power When Needed Sergey Lipinets: This Win Showed I Belong at Welterweight David Price: I'm Confident I Can Beat Dominic Breazeale! Wilder: Why Won't Fury Take Rematch if He Feels He Was Robbed? Argenis Mendez: That Was No Draw, I Beat Anthony Peterson Ryan Garcia Is The Boxing Superstar Of The Digital Era Lamont Peterson: It's Been a Long Career, But Today is The Today Hearn: Fury-Schwarz is Dreadful, Schwarz is Not Even Top 15! Sergey Lipinets Breaks Down, Stops Lamont Peterson in Tenth Lamont Peterson-Sergey Lipinets: LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jamontay Clark Survives Tough Moments, Beats Vernon Brown Anthony Peterson, Argenis Mendez Box To a Split Draw Erik Morales vs. Sergio Martinez Exhibition Clash in Talks Photos: Jarrett Hurd, Julian Williams - Face To Face at Presser Chudinov Stops Nuerlang in Five, Extends W-Streak To Five Peterson vs. Lipinets - LIVE Fights Results From MGM Lamont Peterson-Sergey Lipinets: Stats & Stakes Petr Petrov Stops Hermin Isava in Four Rounds in Spain PBC on FS1 Show Truly A Family Affair For Lamont Peterson Serhii Bohachuk Ready To Begin His 2019 Run at The Avalon Lamont Peterson: Never Felt Like I Was Done After Spence Loss Photos: Jessie Magdaleno Beats Ramos, Dadashev With Big KO Lamont Peterson Feels Refreshed Following Year-Long Ring Break Manny Pacquiao Leaves Spence Off List Of Potential Opponents Photos: Kubrat Pulev, With Horrible Cut, Knocks Dinu Out Photos: Charlie Edwards Dominates Moreno, Retains WBC Belt Photos: Joshua Buatsi, Lawrence Okolie Get Big Knockout Wins Photos: Lewis Ritson Arrives at 140 With Tough Decision Win Wlodarczyk, Cabrera Mioletti, Czerkaszyn Get Weekend Wins Bellew: I'm Not Sure Wilder & Fury Believe They Can Beat Joshua
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement