SHOW CAUSE LETTER TO GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX

RIGONDEAUX SHOW CAUSE LETTER

7 de octubre de 2015

Campeón Guillermo Rigondeaux

p/c Boris Arencibia

Caribe Promotions

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Estimado Campeón Guillermo Rigondeaux:

El 13 de abril del 2013 usted se coronó Campeón Junior Pluma de la OMB en el Radio City Music Hall de Nueva York, tras derrotar por decisión unánime al hasta entonces campeón Nonito Donaire. Su primera defensa del título de la OMB la realizó el 7 de diciembre de 2013, casi ocho meses después en el Boardwalk Hall de Atlantic City, Nueva Jersey ante Joseph Agbeko, derrotándolo por amplia decisión. El 19 de julio de 2014 venció a Sod Kokietgym vía nocaut en el primer asalto de un combate en el Cotai Arena, en Macao, China. Finalmente, resultó victorioso ante Hisashi Amagasa el 31 de diciembre de 2014 en el Bodymaker Colosseum en Osaka, Japón.

Desde que se convirtió en el Campeón Junior Pluma de la OMB hace treinta (30) meses, usted ha realizado únicamente tres defensas de su título habiendo celebrado la última alrededor de nueve meses y siete días.

El Comité de Campeonatos de la OMB reconoce sus grandes habilidades y todos sus logros como boxeador aficionado y profesional que lo ha llevado a ser reconocido ampliamente como uno de los mejores púgiles en la historia del boxeo. Sin embargo, es nuestro deber y obligación velar por que nuestras Reglas sean cumplidas. En su caso ni siquiera hemos ordenado una pelea mandatoria para darle más oportunidad de que pueda competir contra cualquiera de los 15 peleadores clasificados en su división de las 122 lbs. A pesar de la flexibilidad que el Comité ha tenido en su caso, usted permanece inactivo.

La Sección 20(a) de las “WBO World Regulations of World Championship Contests” establece en su parte pertinente lo siguiente:

“20(a) A World Championship may be lost for breach of contract, for disability to fight or to make the required weight, inactivity, or for any other reason established in the Regulations that govern World Championships…”

La Sección 1(b)(7) y 1(b)(21) confieren poder al Comité de Campeonatos de la WBO para recomendar al Comité Ejecutivo que un título se declare vacante. Las citadas disposiciones establecen lo siguiente:

“SECTION 1. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP COMMITTEE

(b) The World Championship Committee shall have the following powers and discretion:

…(7) To recommend to the President and the Executive Committee that a Title should be vacated if a Champion fails to comply with the WBO World Championship Rules; and…

…(21) To vacate a championship title regardless of cause or fault if the Champion has not defended within a nine (9) month period.”

Tomando en consideración todo lo informado anteriormente le estamos concediendo un término de diez (10) días calendario para que muestre causa por la cual su título de las 122 lbs. no deba ser declarado vacante.

Se le apercibe que de usted no comparecer en el término concedido, el Comité de Campeonatos podrá resolver este asunto sin más citarle ni oírle.

Cordialmente,

luis-firma

cc   Louis Fonseca, Lcdo. Francisco Valcarcel

PDF File: 151007 Show Cause Guillermo Rigondeaux

Guillermo Rigondeaux-Chris Avalos on Nov. 22?

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RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux could face WBO mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Nov. 22 either in Miami or the Dominican Republic, according to WBO general secretary Jose Izquierdo and Rigondeaux’s manager, Gary Hyde.

The date and venues were proposed by Caribe Promotions on Friday after having posted the winning purse bid of $317,777.77 as the sole participant in Puerto Rico.

“We held a purse bid at 1 p.m. at our WBO headquarters and Caribe Promotions was the sole participant at the purse bid,” said Izquierdo. “They won the purse bid and submitted a proposed date of Nov. 22. They also proposed two different venues, the first one, the Marlins baseball stadium in Miami, Fla., and the second one was Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.”

The purse split breaks down to 75 percent for Rigondeaux ($238,333.32) compared to 25 percent for Avalos ($79,444.45) “as per our WBO rules,” said Izquierdo.

“They have 10 days to negotiate and submit the contracts to the WBO,” said Izquierdo, “and 45 to 90 days to make the fight happen. So they have up until Dec. 19 to make the fight happen.”

Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 knockouts), who also holds the WBA belt, was last in action for a first round knockout of Sod Kokietgym on a Top Rank Promotions card in Macao, China in July.

Rigondeaux ended a 36-0-1 unbeaten streak for Kokietgym and was coming off consecutive unanimous decisions over Nonito Donaire in April 2013 and Joseph Agbeko in December.

Rigondeaux, 33, won the RING and WBO titles in the Donaire fight and the WBA title against Rico Ramos in Jan. 2012 in his ninth pro bout.

Avalos (24-2, 18 KOs), 24, has won five consecutive fights, three by knockout, since falling by split decision to Jhonatan Romero in December 2011.

After defeating Kokietgym, Rigondeaux called out WBC and IBF counterparts Leo Santa Cruz and Kiko Martinez, which are unification opponents Hyde would like to pursue.

Most recently in the ring after last Saturday’s second round stoppage of Manuel Roman, Santa Cruz has also been calling out Rigondeaux.

“I don’t believe Leo Santa Cruz really wants to fight Guillermo Rigondeaux because if he did, then he would have been talking to us long before now,” said Hyde, adding that Rigondeaux is still being handled by Caribe Promotions although his fight with Kokietgym was his final bout under Top Rank.

“It’s very easy to stand in there and to say before all of the media that, ‘Oh, yeah, I want to fight Rigondeaux because the fans want it,’ but you must fight Rigondeaux because you want it. I wouldn’t take notice with Santa Cruz making a bogus calling out like that at this point.”

http://ringtv.craveonline.com/news/356691-guillermo-rigondeaux-chris-avalos-on-nov-22

WBO Jr. Featherweight Purse Bid Guillermo Rigondeaux-Chris Avalos

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  • TO: ALL BONA FIDE PROMOTERS
  • FROM: LUIS BATISTA SALAS, ESQ.
  • DATE: SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

Re: WBO Jr. Featherweight Purse Bid Guillermo Rigondeaux-Chris Avalos

As per Section 11 through 13 of the WBO Regulations for World Championship Contest (www.wboboxing.com) and as promoters were not able to reach an agreement, please be advised a purse bid will be held at 10:00 AM EST on September 9th 2014 at:

WBO HEADQUARTERS 1056 Muñoz Rivera Avenue Suite 711-714 San Juan, PR 00927-5013

The minimum acceptable bid for the Jr. Featherweight Title is $100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Dollars).

The WBO President, Francisco Valcarcel, will preside.

Rigondeaux gets belted by WBO President in Miami

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Photos: JC Pixz Caribe Promotions

Today at the popular Cuban Restaurant Versalles in Miami, FL a press conference was held where newly crowned WBO jr. featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux officially recieved the belt he took from Nonito Donaire on April 13 from the hands of WBO President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel.

It was a full house with lots of emotions where Rigondeaux was accompanied by his co-promoter Boris Arencibia and Luis Fonseca of Caribe Promotions, Major League pitcher Livan Hernandez, former Olympic and world champion Joel Casayamor, trainer Pedro Luis Diaz, former amateur world champion Ramon Garbey and WBO Vice President Joe Hernandez amongst others.

http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/rigondeaux-gets-belted-by-wbo-president-in-miami-188615