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BUHAIN TO SUPERVISE CASTILLO-CORRALES 3!


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Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain has just made the country proud once again as he has been appointed by the World Boxing Council to supervise this Sunday's mega-fight pitting Jose Luis Castillo versus Diego Corrales at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Only in his 30's, Buhain, considered as a highly cerebral boxing leader, has earned plaudits for his quick mastery of supervising world title bouts, as the time he supervised a world championship event in Japan where he impressed old-timers with his flawless hosting of the rules meeting.

Buhain is set to fly to the United States tonight, in time to join the press conference as well as weigh-in and rules briefing for the big event.

The Mexico-based WBC appointed Buhain, a member of its Board of Governors, to sit alongside officials of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, as well as other WBC officials.

Corrales and Castillo will be meeting for the third time for the world lightweight title. Corrales had prevailed in their epic first encounter, while Castillo blasted Corrales in their rematch.

The third encounter is expected to be a terrific encounter, said promoter Bob Arum, who promotes Castillo.

Solar Sports will air the fight starting at 12:30PM on Sunday.




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