WBA Championships Committee orders Cancio vs Alvarado

by
WBA Championships Committee orders Cancio vs Alvarado
WBA Championships Committee orders Cancio vs Alvarado. Photo: Tom Hogan

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee has ordered the fight between regular champion of the super featherweight class American Andrew Cancio and the mandatory challenger from Nicaragua, Rene Alvarado.

The communication was sent to the team of the champion, as supported by rule 11 of Championships states that the champion must defend his title in the span of 120 days since he won it.

In the case of Cancio, he won his crown on February 9th, meaning he had to face Alvarado before June 9th, a time that has already expired.

Rule C.13 details that a champion cannot defend against a boxer who is not the mandatory challenger within 60 days after the expiration of the period for his mandatory defense.

Based on the above, the WBA Championships Committee has given 30 days, from this day of June 28th to carry out the negotiations and this period will expire on July 28th.

If an agreement is not reached in that time or one of the parties refuses to sign a contract, the Committee will have the right to call the fight to auction.


Marrero wins the Gold Title against Ramirez



Bivol and Lenin face to face in Chicago

Bivol and Lenin face to face in Chicago

The city of Chicago will be addressed with boxing this...

WBA sends best wishes to Errol Spence Jr.

WBA sends best wishes to Errol Spence Jr.

The World Boxing Association (WBA) is very concerned about the...

Gilberto Jesús Mendoza visited Argentina’s national team

Gilberto Jesús Mendoza visited Argentina’s national team

Gilberto Jesús Mendoza has an exceptional commitment to boxing in...