Florida to Investigate EliteXC Allegations


Photo by Esther Lin/EliteXC.

Following the numerous stories and comments concerning Seth Petruzelli’s essential self-admittance that EliteXC paid him to keep his fight against Kimbo Slice last Saturday night on the feet, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, which oversees the Florida Boxing Commission, has opened a preliminary investigation into his comments according to ESPN’s Franklin McNeil:

“While the Department of Business and Professional Regulation doesn’t have any reason to believe there was a problem with the Slice-Petruzelli fight, given the interest in it, the Department has begun a preliminary investigation to thoroughly review the circumstances of the fight,” said Jennifer Meale, Communications Director for the DBPR.

What else hasn’t been said or covered already about this situation? Well there’s Jeremy Lappen’s hysterical comments to Michael David Smith now too. Here’s a full recap of the stories we’ve done on this travesty:

Florida to Investigate EliteXC Allegations
Shaw, White Chime in on EliteXC Mess
EliteXC Still Backpedaling on Bonus Debacle
More on the EliteXC Payment Controversy
Did EliteXC Attempt to Bribe Seth Petruzelli?

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