Rather surprisingly, Boxingtalk.com received a call from fight manager/agent Robert Mittelman, who recently was sentenced to three years probabtion after being convicted on two counts of sports bribery and one count of bribery of a public official. After learning of the ABC's position Mittelman had this to say, "I plan on remaining in boxing, the Federal Government never suggested that I be banned from boxing for this matter. Others in boxing have been convicted of crimes, they've served their probation, paid their fines and continued to make their living's in boxing, and I plan to do the same," said Mittelman. Though he wouldn't come on the record and concur with, or admit that he was referencing this while speaking with Boxingtalk.com, we can't recall the ABC going out of its way to take such a strong stance when promoters Bob Arum (Top Rank) and Cedric Kushner (CKP) admitted to bribing then IBF President Bob Lee. Like Mittelman, both Arum and Kushner received probation and paid fines for their actions. Boxingtalk.com also asked Mittelman if his light sentencing, had anything to do with him turning canary on anyone involved with the FBI's ongoing investigation into any alleged malfesance at Top Rank Inc.. Mittelman's response was an emphatic, "Absolutely not.