American boxer Timothy Bradley refused the belt of world champion in the Welterweight division by the WBO, according to fightnews.com.
The statement says that Timothy is preparing for battle against Manny Pacquiao and is unable to hold a mandatory defense of his title in a fight against Sadam Ali. So he decided to abandon the championship belt.
The fight for the vacant title will take place on 5 March. In it will participate the ex-champion world Jessie Vargas and mandatory Challenger Ali Gardens.
Timothy Bradley on April 9, will hold a third fight against Manny Pacquiao.