The rematch between Mauricio “Bronco” Lara Y Josh warrington will not take place in the Headingley Rugby Stadium, on Leeds, England, because the city council of that city rejected the request.
“I am frustrated and disappointed to see that Leeds City Council has refused a license for the Headingley Rugby Stadium shelter my next fight, “he posted Warrington on Twitter. “After 18 very difficult months with the covid-19 pandemic, it would be an event that fans would like to see.”
Josh It is Leeds and pretended that the second fight against The Bronco was in his city, after in the first the Mexican surprised the world of boxing by knocking him out in the ninth round, in a contest that took place in the Wembley Arena. In that confrontation, Warrington ended up with a broken jaw.
“These events don’t happen very often and in the past we made history in Elland road by having a world championship fight, “he added Josh warrington. “I know that Headingley It’s another fan favorite, so hopefully this can be reversed and have another great night that the city can be proud of. “
Mauricio took away his undefeated and featherweight belt from the FIB to Warrington, in the second fight he made outside of Mexico. In the first he traveled to Argentina to face Eduardo Estela, whom he defeated by knockout in eight rounds.
For its part, Warrington won the 126-pound scepter of the FIB in May 2018 against Lee Selby and defended it three times against Carl Frampton, Kid Galahad Y Sofiane takoucht.
– Josh Warrington (@J_Warrington) April 23, 2021