Suggestions...

Joe Joyce Signs Co-Promotional Agreement with Frank Warren

Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren is delighted to welcome unbeaten heavyweight and Olympic Silver m

Stephon Young Replaces Zolani Tete in WBSS Due to Injury

Stephon Young (18-1-3, 7 KOs) of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, the WBA No. 5 contender and official WB

BBBofC Reveal Deal Agreed for Joe Joyce vs Daniel Dubois

As the heavyweight division’s biggest fights continually elude the sport, the British Boxing Board

Andy Ruiz Jr Emerges as Leading Contender to Face Anthony Jo...

Ahead of WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s maiden voyage to the Un

Prograis vs Relikh & Donaire vs Tete Double-Header Takes...

The World-Boxing Super-Series continues on Saturday night as Regis Prograis challenges for Kiryl

Daniel Dubois Returns Against Richard Lartey at Wembley Aren...

English heavyweight champion Daniel Dubois faces Ghanaian Richard Lartey this weekend at Wembley Are

EXCLUSIVE: John O’Donnell – “Taming the En...

Leaning against the muddy bonnet of a Land Rover, parked directly in front of their hidden gym in Ha

Filip Hrgović Makes American Debut Against Gregory Corbin o...

Croatian heavyweight star Filip Hrgović (7-0, 5 KOs) will make his American debut against Gregory C

Zolani Tete: “Me and my team can break you in to piece...

South Africa’s WBO World champion Zolani Tete (28-3, 21 KOs) is in a ‘good place’ and thanks F

0

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.

Continue Reading