We have been informed that the WBC Super Bantamweight International title fight between Silvester Lopez (26-7-2, 16) and Alexis Boureima Kabore (22-1, 6) has been cancelled due to Visa issues.
The bout was scheduled for August 1st but it appears that Lopez was unable to get his arranged flights from Hong Kong to Burkina Faso and instead was forced to fly back from Hong Kong to the Philippines.
The WBC have suggested that the Boxing Federation of Burkina Faso re-arrange the bout for October though we tend to feel that the issues would likely re-arise and as a result we feel Lopez may not be able to get the opportunity against. A real shame for one of the more under-rated Filipino fighters out there.
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