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Bundrage-Hernandez Targeted For Fantasy Springs, 1/24

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that Golden Boy Promotions is looking to stage the IBF's final junior middleweight eliminator, between Cornelius "K9" Bundrade (32-5, 19KOs) and Joey "Twinkle Fingers" Hernandez (23-1-1, 13KOs), on January 24th at Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino in Indio, California.

Bundradge lost the IBF title to Ishe Smith by way of a twelve round majority decision in February, but then Smith lost the belt to Carlos Molina on the Mayweather-Canelo undercard on September 14th. Hernandez, who recently broke away from promoter Don King, has been inactive since last November's decision win over James Winchester. Hernandez, now advised by Luis DeCubas Jr., is still a promotional free agent.

A few weeks ago, Ramiro Gonzalez, on behalf of Golden Boy Promotions, secured the rights to Bundrage-Hernandez after winning the IBF's purse bid with a minor sum of $11,000.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by johnm is... on 11-21-2013

LOL Twinkle Fingers.

Comment by Hougigo on 11-21-2013

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;13949289]the major organizations should set minimums on purse bids...by the time these 2 pay taxes, managers, trainers, etc lucky if each guy ends up w/$1,500 each...[/QUOTE] 11k was probably the minimum

Comment by Elotero on 11-21-2013

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;13948199]$11,000 purse bid? Jesus...these guys will be fighting for lunch money.[/QUOTE] Pretty sad huh? Twinkle Fingers gotta pay his dues I guess. If he wins I wanna see an Ed Paredes trilogy.

Comment by nycsmooth on 11-21-2013

the major organizations should set minimums on purse bids...by the time these 2 pay taxes, managers, trainers, etc lucky if each guy ends up w/$1,500 each...

Comment by Respect Power on 11-20-2013

I can't get excited about a bundradge fight. I don't know why exactly , its just the way it is.

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