Guillermo Rigondeaux wants Scott Quigg
By Lem Satterfield
The handlers of RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux are pursuing a defense against RING No. 3-rated 122-pounder Scott Quigg since Chris Avalos has declined a mandatory shot at Rigondeaux’s WBO title.
Caribe Promotions won the WBO’s Sept. 19 purse bid for the right to promote Rigondeaux-Avalos and had planned to hold the bout on Nov. 22 in either either Miami or the Dominican Republic.
But Top Rank Promotions Vice President Carl Moretti said Avalos (24-2, 18 knockouts) was instead pursuing RING No. 1-rated IBF beltholder Carl Frampton calling the move “a scenario that presents a much better opportunity for Chris.”Read more...