Sylvia-Mercer Boxing Match Finds Unregulated Home In Alabama

Affliction Road to ReckoningWhile Zuffa and the UFC has spent the last eight years running towards regulation, Monte Cox and his Andrenaline event are now running away from it in order to book one of the more ridiculous fights we’ve seen in recent times.

According to Sherdog, Monte Cox has confirmed that the Tim Sylvia-Ray Mercer boxing match that the NJASB refused to sanction has been relocated to Alabama where no regulatory body exists to oversee them.

The proposed Tim Sylvia-Ray Mercer boxing match that the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board refused to sanction has apparently found a new home.

Speaking with, promoter Monte Cox announced the six-round heavyweight fight would be rescheduled for June 13 in Alabama as the main event of Adrenaline III. The hybrid boxing-mixed martial arts event will be held at the 17,000-seat BJCC arena in Birmingham.

Cox confirmed that Alabama does not have a regulatory body to oversee the fight.

Awesome, so whatever reason(s) the NJSACB had to reject the fight, Cox and Co. are choosing to ignore them in the name of money. I used to think Cox was better than that. I was obviously wrong.

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