Boxing News

Negron now a free agent

By Rey Colón -The Sport Press

6’6 heavyweight Carlos Negron (14-1, 10 KOs), who hasn’t fought since February 2012, has parted ways with manager Orlando Pineiro and his contract with PR Best Boxing Promotions ended February 24 according to Negron’s father Jose À. Negron. “The contract with Pineiro ended. He gave us the release at the end of February. Pineiro and his lawyer were very good to us. We are a free agent. The Best PR contract ended February 24, so we have no commitments. Carlos is a free agent and is ready to fight,” the senior Negron.

Negron, a former Olympian, suffered a painful defeat by knockout in three rounds against Colombian Epifanio Mendoza in September of 2011, losing his undefeated record and reappeared in 2012 knocking out Francisco Mireles, but thereafter remained inactive. Has father says Team Negron is still attempting to collect on the third part of a bonus owed by PR Best.

    Help Support®

    For 18 years,® has delivered daily boxing news to fight fans around the globe. From the beginning, we have always kept Fightnews free to our readers and relied on advertiser support. Anyway, the Miami Herald, The Guardian, and Wikipedia among others have been using the “crowdfunding” revenue model, so we thought we’d test it too.

    Please consider helping out. You’re not obligated to, but even a $1 pledge would really help. And if we reach our goal, we plan to upgrade our server and maybe even nuke the ads altogether. Wouldn’t that be nice?

    world boxing association

    world boxing council

    boxing news tips

    philly boxing history

    All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
    The information on this site cannot be reused without written permission.