WBA orders negotiations between Relikh and Troyanovsky

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WBA orders negotiations between Relikh and Troyanovsky

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee ordered the start of negotiations between Belarussian Kyril Relikh, current champion at 140 pounds, and Russian Eduard Troyanovsky, placed 3rd best of the Super Lightweight ranking.

The resolution is issued pursuant to Championship Rule C-12 of the WBA Rules, which indicates that a boxer who obtained the title in an Elimination Fight for a vacant title other than the Heavyweight division, must make his first defense in a period of 120 days.

Relikh won the WBA Super Lightweight title, which was vacant, on March 10th against Cuban Rances Barthelemy.

Both parties were duly notified and given a period of 30 days to reach an agreement, otherwise the fight will be called to a purse bid.


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