Sulaiman Jabs Pacquiao: Mosley is "Bad, Over The Hill"


World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman has indicated he is personally hurt by the decision of pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao to defend his WBO welterweight title against Shane Mosley at the MGM Grand on May 7.

The WBC president learned that the fight had been finalized on the same day that the premier world professional boxing organization named Pacquiao as its “Fighter of the Decade.”

Sulaiman told in an overseas telephone conversation from his home in Mexico that Pacquiao and his people “were fooling around with the WBC and the others. ”

While Sulaiman stressed “He  (Pacquiao) is a hero and I like him very much. He is not paying any respect to the WBC and myself at all. He has never mentioned anything favorable to the WBC.”

Sulaiman said that “at this time of his life he doesn’t care about anything, he only cares about making money I guess.”

The WBC president said that if Pacquiao doesn’t “respect the WBC rules then we have to do something about it” although he admitted “it would make us very unpopular.”

Sulaiman blasted the choice of Mosley saying “he is completely over the hill. He looked very, very bad and very slow in his last fight against a bum (Sergio Mora)”  even as he joined a chorus of growing numbers who have condemned the fight and claimed that Pacquiao is only in it for the money.

WBC founding secretary general Rudy Salud earlier said that while Pacquiao had a right to make money after all he has given the country, he “cannot claim that he is fighting Mosley for the country and people. He is fighting for the money.”

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Comment by LeadUppercut on 01-06-2011

[QUOTE=shade darkar;9916904]i disagree. id say fight night weights would be very similar. its not like mayweather vs marquez because mayweather was much bigger and weighed alot more than marquez fight night. pacquiao will only be a couple of pounds heavier.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by shade darkar on 01-06-2011

[QUOTE=Pullcounter;9909372][B]the rubbermatch only makes sense if jmm can prove that he can carry the weight above 135 lbs.[/B] I don't like the mosley fight either, but both mosley and jmm has strikes against them. mosley, at least is a WW.…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 01-05-2011

[QUOTE=super villa1n;9910785]hey Sulaiman...listen clearly your organization is corrupt as much as you. you fkn leach with your ridiulous rankings, belts you give out and the fees attached. w/o out pac's future choices you have already become unpopular and bluntly speaking…

Comment by super villa1n on 01-05-2011

hey Sulaiman...listen clearly your organization is corrupt as much as you. you fkn leach with your ridiulous rankings, belts you give out and the fees attached. w/o out pac's future choices you have already become unpopular and bluntly speaking most…

Comment by Walterson on 01-05-2011

[QUOTE=PsYcHoDaD;9909492]There waiting for Marquez to get old and show his age before Arum gives JMM a shot.Mosley what a joke this PPV wont crack 500.000 IMO.[/QUOTE] Co-sign, they tried to do this for Pac vs JMM 2.

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