Guillermo Rigondeaux's next defence of his WBA
super-bantamweight title has been delayed after a court in Florida
decided to uphold the licence of Irish manager Gary Hyde and issue
an injunction preventing the Cuban boxing from appearing in the
ring next month.
Rigondeaux, 31, was set to put his title on the line against
Robert Marroguin at the Thomas & Mack Centre in Las Vegas on
However, Hyde's attorney, Pat English, has confirmed the bout
will not take place due to the decision of Miami-Dade County
Circuit Court Judge David C. Miller.
"The court held a hearing yesterday morning, and the
outcome was really two different things," English said.
"One was to extend an injunction that prohibited Rigondeaux from
participating in any bouts not approved by Gary Hyde pursuant to
his managerial contract and also it specifically enjoined
Rigondeaux from participating in the fight on September 15."
Hyde was not involved the negotiations for the Marroquin contest
and had previous had to go to court over his managerial agreement
The manager claims that he had an automatic two-year extension
clause on his contract which kicked in when Rigondeaux won his
"Gary Hyde wants to be on the same page as Guillermo Rigondeaux
and further his career in the most lucrative way possible," English
said. "He never wanted to go to court. It was forced on