Nick Lembo, NJACB issue statement on Sean Salmon

by Zach Arnold | source: fightopinion
 

Nick Lembo and NJACB issue public statement on Sean Salmon

Here it is:
    I have discussed this matter with Ohio Athletic Commissioner Bernie Profato today. Ohio has placed Sean on administrative suspension pending an October hearing. Although we do not have to honor the suspension, because is it not medical, we have chosen to do so. Promoter Lou Neglia has already been advised that Salmon needs to be replaced on the contest.Salmon will not be fighting on the Sept. 11 Ring of Combat in Atlantic City.

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Zamiel site profile image  

9/5/09 12:58 AM by Zamiel

Why show up for the fight at all then?

EasyTapper site profile image  

9/4/09 2:34 PM by EasyTapper

So based on this what should happen to Mike Tyson for his fight with Kevin McBride? He himself said he only fought because he needed the money and wasn't really looking to win.

MountainMedic site profile image  

9/4/09 1:10 PM by MountainMedic

I really want to be wrong, but this could end with salmon doing something drastic.... you know what i mean. if he has any friends out there, this is the time to reach out and make sure he doesn't just crater.-MM 

guardbr8kr site profile image  

9/4/09 1:10 PM by guardbr8kr

 GET A DESK JOB!

Rusty Butterknife site profile image  

9/4/09 12:50 PM by Rusty Butterknife

"This is a tough spot. Basically, Salmon wasn't throwing the fight but he gave up and quit because he was scared of injury. That makes it sound not so bad." No. He fucked up and deserves whatever punishment he gets.

thePostman site profile image  

9/4/09 12:27 PM by thePostman

All this bullshit about him throwing the fight is taking credit away from Allan Weickert the guy who beat him far and square. How do you people posting these comments think he feels about all this? Everybody seems to be discrediting his win over Salmon now because Sean wants to go and be a complete dousch bag.

zekeil site profile image  

9/4/09 10:46 AM by zekeil

Are you kidding me...in Japan they would love him. Slamon is their kind of fighter, anyone who will throw a fight will have a career in Japan.

orcus site profile image  

9/4/09 10:30 AM by orcus

 ". Karma is a motherfo." Yeah, the universe demands balance for a guy not giving it his all in some cage fight so it's ruining his whole life!

ACjitsu site profile image  

9/4/09 10:28 AM by ACjitsu

 good! he took money for a fight that he didnt put his all into winning.Thats throwing a fight no matter how you look at it.He fucked up.Hopefully they get a decent opponent for dante

bull7188 site profile image  

9/4/09 10:23 AM by bull7188

In Japan they would offer him the opportunity to kill himself out of pure shame. If you want to be a fighter then fight, PERIOD. If he had such a lucrative deal doing training thenm that is what he should have stuck with and left fighting alone for awhile. To throw a fight for any reason is despicable. I hope he learns from this and comes back ready to be a man.