Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Rios vs Antillon Possible? Humberto Soto Jumping Ship?

By Rick Reeno

Multiple sources in Mexico, and the United States, have advised BoxingScene.com that WBC lightweight champion Humberto Soto is informing those close to him that he's not going forward with the May 7th rematch with Urbano Antillon, which is scheduled for the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

According to sources in Mexico, Soto is having promotional issues with Fernando Beltran of Zanfer. Apparently, Soto has not signed a contract for the Antillon rematch - and there are sources who are telling me that Soto believes his contract with Top Rank/Zanfer has expired and he plans to explore his options elsewhere, which includes a possible jump to Golden Boy Promotions.  

If the situation with Soto is not resolved, don't be surprised if Antillon is reshuffled to a showdown with WBA champion Brandon Rios on July 9.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Eaner0919 on 04-13-2011

[quote=paulf;10369001]Rios shouldn't be on the card. Antillion is no world beater, but Rios was just in a tough fight and injured his hand I believe. Taking this fight on short notice is not a good idea. Let Brandon rest up,…

Comment by Eaner0919 on 04-13-2011

[quote=MXboxingfan;10368221]Humberto Soto should fight Brandon Ríos on July 9.[/quote] he's leaving Top Rank so that would take him out of fighting anyone under Top Rank's banner

Comment by THE_BIG_HURT on 04-13-2011

[QUOTE=paulf;10369001]Rios shouldn't be on the card. Antillion is no world beater, but Rios was just in a tough fight and injured his hand I believe. Taking this fight on short notice is not a good idea. Let Brandon rest up,…

Comment by Dana White Sr on 04-13-2011

[QUOTE=lutenco;10368853]When manny fights,who cares about the undercards!!! Who doesn't like to see manny vs shane is a fool or a hbo's worker!!!![/QUOTE] GO SIT YOUR LIL ASS IN THE CORNER SOMEWHERE WITH THIS STUPIDTY. PEASANT!:fing26:

Comment by Buffalo on 04-13-2011

Have fun with that ppv. Soto wants to be as far away from a rios fight as possible. This rematch never really made much sense for soto Rios stops antillon if/when they fight.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (39)
Top Headlines Andrew Moloney, Miguel Gonzalez on Weight For WBA Eliminator Luis Nery Eyes Nordine Oubaali, Naoya Inoue, Nonito Donaire Herring Cracks WBO Top 15, Awaits Approval For Ito Title Fight Kubrat Pulev: After Dinu - I Want My Revenge on Oscar Rivas! Lipinets: Peterson's Fighting Style WIll Bring Out the Best In Me Oscar Valdez Ring Return is Eyed For June 8th Marco Huck Training With Andre Rozier For Heavyweight Run Hurd vs. Williams, Korobov vs. Aleem - Finalized, May 11, FOX Michael Hunter: I Can Beat Any Contender, Any Champion Maurice Hooker Extends Pact With Hearn, Roc Nation Adrien Broner Hit With Restraining Order Over Caldwell Threat Bowen vs. McCorry, Gorman vs. Johnson on ESPN+ DAZN Reveals $99.99 Yearly Plan, Monthly Increase to $19.99 Photos: Edwards vs. Moreno, Okolie vs. Camacho - Final Presser Dalton Smith Inks Promotional With Eddie Hearn Malignaggi Fears Khan Will Take Vicious Beating From Crawford Schaefer: Spence is a PPV Fighter, Maybe They'll Face Him Now Breazeale: Fury Put On Boxing Clinic; No Way In Hell Wilder Won Warren: Kid Galahad Must Pull Out All Stops To Beat Warrington Photos: Charlie Edwards, Buatsi, Okolie - Putting in Work Lawrence Okolie Confident Wadi Camacho Will Go To Sleep Eubank Jr: It's Inevitable That I'll Share a Ring With Canelo Breazeale Smiles: Wilder is My 'Golden Ticket' To Joshua Rematch UK Boxing: Williamson, Butcher, McFadden, McGurk, Smith Lucian Bute Makes His Retirement From Boxing Official Once More To The Home Court For Lamont Peterson Spence: It Only Makes Sense To Fight Manny Pacquiao Next Photos: Mercito Gesta, Antonio Rodriguez - On Weight To Fight Eleider Alvarez vs. Jesse Hart is Possible For June 28 Wilder's Manager: DAZN Never Told Us What Joshua Was Getting Estrada's Coach Confident Knockout of Sor Rungvisai is Possible Sakio Bika vs. Lionell Thompson Part of PBC Prelims, March 24 Jermell Charlo Found Not Guilty On Domestic Violence Charges Jarrett Hurd vs. Julian Williams To Land in Washington D.C Wilder: Long Relationship With SHO, I Consider Them My Family Ivan Golub vs. Karim Mayfield Top Broadway Boxing, April 10 Whyte Hopes To Become WBC Mandatory, Meeting Scheduled Nathan Gorman vs. Kevin Johnson Now Set For Leicester Adrien Broner Under Fire After Threatening To Shoot Gays Hearn To Team Wilder: Try To End My F***ing Empire, End Me!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement