Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/28/14

NUREMBERG, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 07: David Haye of England poses ahead of the WBA World Championship heavyweight fight against Nikolai Valuev of Russia at the Arena Nuernberger Versicherung on November 7, 2009 in Nuremberg, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
After licensing the David Haye vs. Dereck Chisora fight in place of the British Boxing Board of Control, the Federation of Luxemburg Boxing has lost its membership status to the European Boxing Union. Here, find an open letter from the FLB to the EBU in relation to this ruling.Dear Ladies and Gentlemen:As you are aware, the Fédération Luxembourgeois de Boxe (FLB) lost its membership status of the European Boxing Union (EBU) – of which FLB was a founding member! – over the licensing of the David Haye vs Dereck Chisora fight on July 14, 2012 in London, England.While we contend that this act was in truth based on the fact, that the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) wishes to discourage anddiscriminate other European national federations from licensing professional boxing in the United Kingdom – an illegal process by the BBBofC according to European Union free trade and monopoly laws, as we all know – the official reason given for the “expulsion” of FLB from the EBU was “that san...
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