Boxing Champ Pounds Don King Over Contract Breach

Law360, New York (September 2, 2009, 4:43 PM EDT) -- The former welterweight champion boxer Ricardo Mayorga has socked sports promotion and management firms owned by Don King and son Carl King with a suit, alleging the companies have held Mayorga hostage to an unenforceable promotional agreement in violation of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act.

The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Tuesday, claims Don King Productions Inc., Carl King and his company Monarch Sports Management Inc. created a conflict of interest through DKP's assignment of Carl...
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