Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Abril vs Bogere in Talks For WBA Title Clash on Oct. 13

By Rick Reeno

There are ongoing discussions to finalize a lightweight encounter between unbeaten Sharif Bogere (23-0, 15KOs) and Cuban fighter Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8KOs), with the vacant WBA title at stake. If a deal comes together, the match would become the Showtime televised opener for Golden Boy's card on October 13th at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. WBC super bantamweight champion Abner Mares is also scheduled to see action on the show.

Abril was initially positioned to face Gavin Rees in a UK encounter in the fall, but BoxingScene was told the deal was never fully finalized and later fell apart.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 08-10-2012

Abril wins this in a wide decision.....call Abril the Octopus man. His height, reach, and arms everywhere will be too much for Bogere to solve.

Comment by kiaba360 on 08-09-2012

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;12414977]I'm glad Abril gets to fight for the title again and in American TV, but I hope he realizes that the clinching cost him a number of fans and doesn't do it again.[/QUOTE] It wasn't so much the clinching as…

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 08-09-2012

I'm glad Abril gets to fight for the title again and in American TV, but I hope he realizes that the clinching cost him a number of fans and doesn't do it again.

Comment by chiguy91 on 08-09-2012

isn't donaire/nishioka & rios/alvarado going down oct. 13th? gbp trying to make another card on the same date as top rank's? that's some bulls[COLOR="Black"]i[/COLOR]t. getting tired of de la hoya and schafer doing crap like this. good fight though, abril…

Comment by 4Corners on 08-09-2012

I was hoping Broner would fight Bogere on October 6th. But this is a good fight. What happened to Abril vs. Rees??? Maybe Broner can fight Rees now.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (14)
Top Headlines Canelo Admits He is "Obsessed" With Giving GGG His First Loss Oscar Valdez: I'm Not Afraid To Risk Record, I Want Gary Russell Jr. DiBella on Mayweather-McGregor: De La Hoya - Shut The F*** Up! Wilder's Manager Likes Idea of Return on Mayweather-McGregor Roach: Pacquiao Lost A lot of His Crowd Due To Lack of Knockouts Dmitry Bivol To Take Some Time Off, Return Planned For The Fall Canelo Paying No Mind to Being Underdog Against Golovkin Photos: Sammy Valentin Putting in Work For Giovani Santillan Boxer Killed By Masked Gunmen After Leaving Gym in Mexico City Ellerbe: Fight is 50-50, But Broner Needs A-Game To Beat Garcia Deontay Wilder Erupts, Tears Apart Hearn and Whyte Over Offer Hughie Fury To Stay Busy With July 8 Return at Copper Box Abel Sanchez Says Kovalev is Stubborn, Was Difficult To Train Golovkin: If I Finished Jacobs, Probably Don't Have Canelo Fight Now That Mayweather is Active Again, Canelo Wants a Rematch Flanagan vs. Verdejo With Tentative Date of September 16 Kautondokwa Is Eager to Face Billy Joe Saunders in September Inquest Finds That Davey Browne's Death Was Preventable Eubank Sr: I Know How To Beat Mayweather, I May Tell McGregor! Canelo Aims To Do a Real Number on GGG: No Rematch Needed Boxing: Not Dying. Again. Mikkel Kessler To Pass on WBSS Wild Card, Eyes Fall Ring Return De La Hoya Not Happy With "Disrespectful" Dana White Over Date Taking a Look at Some of Boxing's Greatest Upsets Milan Melindo To Make First Defense of IBF Belt on September 16 De La Hoya Promises Earlier Start Time for Canelo-Golovkin Abel Sanchez Not on Press Tour, Awaits Golovkin vs. Canelo GGG Not Worried About Mexicans Turning on Him in Canelo Bout Jose Zepeda Picks Up WBO Regional Belt With TKO of Zamudio Mikkel Kessler To Be Part of The World Boxing Super Series Golovkin: Ward-Kovalev Rematch Was Stopped 'A Little Bit Early' Cotto Not Worried About Mayweather-McGregor on Same Date Canelo, GGG on Mayweather-McGregor: Ours is a 'Real Fight!' Jeyvier Cintron, Serrano, Oquendo Part of New PRBBP Series McGregor's Boxing Coach Confident Mayweather Gets KO'd Nelson: Ward Gets Drilled By Joshua, He Should Face Bellew Luis Arias Makes His Statement, Seeks Late Summer Fight Yunier Dorticos Signs On For World Boxing Super Series Kell Brook: Looking To Enter Camp in Summer, Fight in 2017 Badou Jack: Mayweather Looking Sharp, He'll Destroy McGregor!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement