World Boxing Association Asks to Toss Heavyweight Fighter’s Suit

Jan. 14, 2022, 5:15 PM

The World Boxing Association asked a federal court to dismiss a suit by heavyweight boxer Fres Oquendo seeking to halt a pending heavyweight title fight between Manuel Charr and Trevor Bryan and rule that Oquendo is next in line to fight Charr.

The claim for injunctive relief is moot because it asks the court to enjoin a bout scheduled for Jan. 29, 2021, the WBA told the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. That matchup was canceled and is now set to take place at the end of this month.

Oquendo also fails to identify “any specific ...

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