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Valuev-Holyfield Update!

Photo: Gabriel F. Cordero

Photo: Gabriel F. Cordero

By Gabriel F. Cordero

The World Boxing Association has begun to review and to consult about happened in the fight between Nicolay Valuev and Evander Holyfield on December 20th in Zurich. “We are going to review all that happened to see if irregularities in the fight did happen. All our fights are important and we give a lot of attention to each one and this will not be the exception independently on the claims on the part of Holyfield. It is the duty of the WBA to review thoroughly the video of this fight and any situation out of the ring. We have to seek a good answer for the fans, the world press and above all to take care of the integrity of the results,” said Gilberto Mendoza Jr., WBA Executive Vice-President. At the WBA Headquarters in Panama, Mendoza Jr. will head a group of Panamanian WBA judges to analyze the video of the fight round by round. Referees Pierluigi Poppi (116-112) and Mikael Hook (115-114) scored the bout for Valuev, while Guillermo Perez Pineda had it 114-114. The results of the investigation will be known “in the next weeks.”




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