Court KOs Boxer's Appeal Of Promoter's Contract Win

Law360, New York (February 24, 2010, 1:03 PM EST) -- A Rhode Island appeals court has affirmed a ruling that boxer Scott Pemberton breached an agreement by failing to give boxing promoter Classic Entertainment & Sports Inc. its share of his earnings from a 2005 fight.

The four justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court on Monday upheld the Providence County Superior Court's September 2007 order granting summary judgment in favor of Classic Entertainment, agreeing with the lower court's assessment that “Mr. Pemberton has failed to come forward with admissible evidence to demonstrate a genuine dispute...
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