The problem is between the Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and DAZN, reported in an official statement Stefan friedman, spokesperson for Golden Boy Promotions, on the demand that the Canelo filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles against Oscar de la hoya, Golden Boy Promotions and DAZN.
“The problem of Canelo it’s with DAZN“, Clarifies the statement that was sent by Golden boy after Canelo announce the lawsuit for breach of contract.
The best of DAZN
In the statement, Golden Boy Promotions points to DAZN as the party that is breaching the contract.
“They are the ones who refuse to honor the contract by not approving the outstanding rivals that we present to them and by refusing to pay the amount of money that was required by contract,” he said. Friedman in the statement. “Although our contract specifically gives Golden boy the right to wait until the pandemic is over and the fans can return (to the arenas), in the best interest of boxing, Golden boy he’s doing all he can to make fights happen. We stand ready and willing to make a fight of the Canelo as soon as possible”.
In the statement issued by Golden Boy Promotions, Stefan friedman rejects the accusations made by the Canelo in demand that Golden boy made exaggerated and out-of-contract promises to DAZN.
“Contrary to what the lawsuit says, Golden boy has an equal right of approval over rivals of the CaneloSays the statement. “Nobody from Golden boy did you ever promise someone that Canelo I would fight against a specific rival. We just agree to put in the kind of premier and historic fights that we work on together in 2019. ”
This Tuesday, Alvarez filed a lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles against Oscar de la hoya, Golden Boy Promotions and DAZN. He seeks compensation for a damage that he estimates at 280 million dollars and seeks judicial authorization to fight for another promoter and on another television station.