May 29th, 2023 1:04 pm.
Mauricio “Bronco” Lara He returned to Mexico without blaming anyone for what happened last week in Manchester, but assured that harassment had taken place and that they “shined” him for depriving him of the title.
Although many have dismissed the boxer as irresponsible for not paying attention to his fight Leigh WoodThe boxer gave his account of his arrival in Mexico City on Monday morning, a moment he took advantage of to acknowledge what had happened.
“Somewhere they got me to sign a paper,” said bronco lara To the media “When they told me, ‘You’re already an unknown'”.
was his representative alejandro brito Which told him he’d already been rejected after weighing 132lbs at the British Boxing Board’s weight check on Wednesday, where he had to go no more than 3 percent of the division limit of 129.78lbs.
“I didn’t know until brito He said to me: ‘Did you see what you signed?'” she recalled. “I thought you sign the medical examination as in the box commission that you are fine as they wrote, and I said ‘the weight I gave’. They told me no, that You have already lost the title.
When asked if they reprimanded her, which was to take advantage of her because of her inexperience at the time, she said yes, but she took it as humour.
“Well, yes (they beat me up),” he confirmed. “Like when they sold Popocatepetl… that’s not true,” she said, laughing.
Bronco Lara confirms harassment took place
‘When they didn’t let him make weight for the fight, they put a 138-pound rehydration clause on him for Saturday, and there was also a lot of harassment, which played into his unanimous decision loss.
“He had great influence,” commented bronco lara, “The last day there were 8 to 9 weigh-ins in less than 14 or 16 hours. They went to touch us at 7am for the weigh-in. Every hour, every two hours I would take a shower and suddenly they would start playing.”
And although he didn’t find the support of a company (Matchroom), what he went through was a bad experience that would make him hold his head up and come back stronger.
“Those are the bad experiences that boxing leaves behind,” he concluded. But we have a sober mind, a mature mind, there are people you thought were your company and they are not, not feeling the support of those who said they are my company, I Not trying to blame, all I have to do is get well and really want to”.
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