By Per Ake Persson
OPI 2000 won the rights to stage EBU middleweight champ Maksim Bursak´s mandatory defence of the title against Domenico Spada at today´s purse bids in Rome. OPI 2000 bid 42,317 EUR while K2 Ukraine finished second with a bid for 41,146 EUR. Date and site is to be announced.
Bursak is 28-1-1 and won the EBU title early 2013. Spada is 28-4 and have been near the top in Europe for some time now but always lost the make or break fights.