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Francisco Valcárcel, the president of The World Boxing Organisation yesterday released their correspondence with both Frank Warren and Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions ordering that both their champion, Billy Joe Saunders and the organisation’s # 1 ranked contender, Canadian David Lemieux come to an agreement which will see the two combatants agree to a title bout inside of the next 30 days.

The WBO also stated that if an agreement cannot be reached inside of the next 30 days, purse bids will be ordered where the minimum bid acceptable for a bout in the middleweight division will be $200,000.00 and at any time during the negotiations; either party has the opportunity to call purse bids.

It looks as if Billy Joe Saunders will be locking horns with a very heavy hitter in the middleweight division, the dangerous David Lemieux who is arguably the most fearsome opponent Saunders will have faced based on punching power alone, on the other hand after numerous high profile fights with opponents such as Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez and Avtandil Khurtsidze have fallen through and caused distress to Saunders, now presents another opportunity for Saunders to receive genuine respect and acclaim if he bids to put his undefeated 25-0 record on the line and to test himself against one of the middleweight division’s major players.

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