Discussion

IBF bans boxer Luis Lazarte

Updated: February 17, 2012, 10:24 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The IBF on Thursday banned former junior flyweight titlist Luis Lazarte from participating in any fight the organization is associated with following Lazarte's actions during a bout last Friday, when he threatened the referee and helped spark an ugly riot during which his opponent was assaulted.

Johnriel Casimero of the Philippines stopped Lazarte in the 10th round in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Lazarte's home country, to win the IBF's vacant interim 108-pound world title. However, Lazarte, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE BOXING HEADLINES