WBC super featherweight: Andres Gutierrez out of Oscar Valdez bout in Las Vegas
Andres Gutierrez was pulled out of Saturday’s WBC super-featherweight domain eliminator against Mexican Oscar Valdez.
Has been substituted by American Adam Lopez.
“That is absolutely a very clear sign of a dangerous tactic by Gutierrez to reduce down weight,” said WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman.
“This case will be thoroughly researched to its fullest consequences.”
Valdez, 28, labelled Gutierrez”unprofessional”, adding:”I trained for 3 weeks creating the sacrifices, and I am very upset with him”
Former featherweight world champion Valdez’s bout is your main event on a vegas bill including the Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland.
Frampton, 32, faces unbeaten American Tyler McCreary in his first bout since dropping an IBF world featherweight title challenge against England’s Josh Warrington .