Rigondeaux stripped of the title

Ригондо лишен чемпионского титула

Guillermo Rigondeaux

Cuban after losing to Vasyl Lomachenko has lost the title of world champion under version WBA.

Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux is stripped of his title of world champion of WBA at super Bantamweight.

Rigondeaux was obliged to hold title defense against Moises Flores, but asked the WBA for permission to postpone protection for the right to climb the two categories above and to fight with Vasyl Lomachenko.

The WBA has put Rigondeaux the condition that he will retain the belt, only in case of a victory over Lomachenko. Then he had 5 days to choose which belt he’ll keep it. Ukrainian claimed the belt of the Cuban.

Recall that Lomachenko clinched victory over Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KO’s). Thus, the defeat deprived the Cuban of the title.

After fight with Cuban became known, the Ukrainian WBO heavyweight champion will remain at Featherweight for the unification of the titles.

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