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Sulaiman Backs Decision in Garcia vs. Herrera Bout

During his visit to Puerto Rico, World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, supported the Judges' decision in the fight between Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera from April 15th in Bayamon.

Garcia, of Puerto Rican ancestry and the WBA/WBC Super lightweight champion, defeated Herrera by  majority decision: 116-112, 116-112 and 114-114. 

"We have reviewed the video. It was analyzed by Mexican judges who attended the WBC office, also it was checked by  six international ring officials. It was determined that it was a close and very competitive fight, but Danny Garcia had won, although it seems public was not entirely convinced," Mauricio said.

"In this case Mauricio Herrera, who wasn’t  the favorite, was a strong opponent  and that created more expectation. I saw a very good close fight. But  we consider  that there was not  a big controversy. Although Herrera threw more punches, the ones that landed more clearly and with more powerful impacts came from the champion."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cabalas on 06-27-2014

[QUOTE=Catrin;14702913]sr. sulaiman es usted TODO UN PENDEJO JUNTO CON LA BOLA DE ESTUPIDOS! YOU GUYS MUST BE PHHUKING BLIND TO HAVE seen MUTT GARCIA WIN THE FIGHT! that being said this is why boxing is going to ZHIT! i mean…

Comment by Catrin on 06-27-2014

sr. sulaiman es usted TODO UN PENDEJO JUNTO CON LA BOLA DE ESTUPIDOS! YOU GUYS MUST BE PHHUKING BLIND TO HAVE seen MUTT GARCIA WIN THE FIGHT! that being said this is why boxing is going to ZHIT! i mean…

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 06-27-2014

[QUOTE=BaDaBiNgVIP;14702128]danny did look sluggish. herrera controlled the tempo and using his jab. garcia look dumbfounded. i had herrera pulling off the upset, but come on guys, if you pr champ fighting on the island. you going to have pitch a…

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 06-27-2014

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;14701642]Garcia won move on haters[/QUOTE] No hate, just reality. I like both fighters. Herrera won. Simple as that. And here's the proof Herrera won: Garcia is fighting feather fisted SALKA next.

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 06-27-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14702385]What does this do? Garcia fans will come out like "WBC said he beat Herrera so he doesnt have to rematch him." Lol @ Garcia won. :rofl:[/QUOTE] Cuba leave it alone already....

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