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A week ahead of his championship fight world light-heavyweight against Chad Dawson, Jean Pascal of Laval, reiterates that he is completely recovered from his bad injury to his right shoulder during his last fight against Adrian Diaconu in December .
Pascal, who went under the knife and that he needed four months of fitness, is ready to go to war, as he wrote in his column on RDS.ca. “It is the media that talk about my shoulder because me and my team, it has been over a month since we no longer talk about my shoulder.”
The WBC world champion began his rehabilitation in Jacksonville, Florida for six weeks. After a brief stay in Montreal, he went to the Dominican Republic, a week before sailing to Colombia for three weeks. He also traveled to Miami to train with partners.
The fight Dawson / Pascal will take place next Saturday at the Bell Centre.
The reason that the Association will review the combat is quite impressive: the WBA had approved only a judge of the three, ‘curiously’ Levi Martinez, who clearly gave the Spanish winner, as confirmed by the executive vice president of the WBA, the Venezuelan Gilberto Jesus Mendoza.
The law called Muhammad Ali Act, adopted at its day by the U.S. Congress allows the organizers of each evening to choose their own judges. Of the three selected, the Association approved only for Martinez. “Without trying to create controversy, we must say that our judges attend seminars during the year to reduce the possibility of controversial decisions and deliver justice,” Mendoza said in announcing the review of combat.
Remember that Beibut Shumenov, through his company, was co-organizer of the evening.
There will be a verdict in 15 days
The outcome of the battle, won by split decision Shumenov has been widely criticized for what the WBA, based in Panama, decided to convene a panel of experts before making a decision.
“Any dispute should be analyzed with great discretion to not affect the parties concerned,” Mendoza said through a press release.
He noted that the WBA will make a decision after studying the status of the division and made the video analysis, which could occur “within the next 15 days or so, for this reason I prefer not to talk or direct revenge or any topic concerning the fight “he added.
In the fight, the Kazakh Shumenov was favored by the judges Patricia Jarman (117-111) and Jerry Roth (115-113), while Campillo was seen Spanish winner Levi Martinez (117-111). Something that denounced his promoter, Sampson Lewkowicz, after the fight.
The Canadian fighter Denis Kang could face Michael Bisping at UFC 105 in Manchester, England, November 14.
With only the contract to sign.
“I’ll probably fight with Denis Kang to the UFC 105, wrote Bisping average weight on his website.” Denis is an experienced fighter who delivered the fighting against some of the biggest names in the sport. I am sure it will be an exciting fight and that we can make the evening memorable Manchester fans.
“If you’re reading this Denis, good luck in your training and I am preparing to meet you in Manchester.”
There was talk that Bisping faces Wanderlei Silva but everything fell into the water when the Brazilian veteran underwent surgery to his face.
Bisping (18-2) is recovering from a defeat by knockout against Dan Henderson at UFC 100 last July. Kang (32-11-1) won by unanimous decision against the French-Xavier Foupa Pokam during his last fight at UFC 97 in Montreal.
Secondly, BJ Penn could defend his title at the slight against Diego Sanchez at Manchester.
The last UFC gala presented in Manchester was in April 2007 during the presentation of UFC 70. Bisping had then passed the knockout the Australian Elvis Sinosic in the second round.