Sulaiman Praises Bernabe Concepcion’s Win
By Ronnie Nathanieslz
WBC president Don Jose Sulaiman says Bernabe Concepcion retained his North American Boxing Federation super bantamweight title with a close but “very fair” unanimous decision against a game Juan Ruiz in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico Sunday morning, Manila Time.
In an overseas telephone conversation with Viva Sports/Manila Standard Today Sulaiman who watched the fights on the “Latin Fury” fight card promoted by Bob Arum’s Top Rank debunked some claims that Ruiz should have been given the decision. The WBC president said Concepcion “ looked very good” but conceded that the Filipino had “a very, very difficult opponent who was like a bull and wouldn’t let him (Concepcion) box.” Full story here>>>