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Cleverly vs Krasniqi on 3/16, Warren Wins Purse Bid

By Luke Furman

Promoter Frank Warren won this morning's official WBO purse bid for the light heavyweight battle between champion Nathan Cleverly (25-0, 12 KOs) and mandatory challenger Robin Krasniqi (39-2, 15 KOs). Warren, who promotes Cleverly, was represented by Dean Powell - and he secured the rights with a winning bid of $500,000. Ulf Steinforth of SES, on behalf of Krasniqi, came up short with a bid of $431,650. Warren advised the World Boxing Organization that Cleverly-Krasniqi will take place on March 16th and the location will either be in London, Liverpool or Cardiff.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Alec900 on 12-21-2012

[QUOTE=SPORTSM4N;12840749]So it's possibly not as bad a match up as everyone is making out then? I'd like to see Cleverly tested but he doesn't have enough experience to take on Hopkins yet. I think it would be a great fight…

Comment by SPORTSM4N on 12-21-2012

[QUOTE=Alec900;12838026]Krasniqi has looked good or at least improved in his last fights,Cleverly will have his hands full[/QUOTE] So it's possibly not as bad a match up as everyone is making out then? I'd like to see Cleverly tested but he…

Comment by Alec900 on 12-20-2012

[QUOTE=SPORTSM4N;12837179]I've never seen Krasniqi fight so I was just wondering what you've seen that makes you think he'd stop Cleverly?[/QUOTE] Krasniqi has looked good or at least improved in his last fights,Cleverly will have his hands full

Comment by SPORTSM4N on 12-20-2012

[QUOTE=dan_cov;12833746]Krasniqi beats Cleverly IMO, think he stops him too.[/QUOTE] I've never seen Krasniqi fight so I was just wondering what you've seen that makes you think he'd stop Cleverly?

Comment by LacedUp on 12-20-2012

[QUOTE=Tom Cruise;12834065]Moving up in competition while hes already a world champ? He should be fighting world level opposition.[/QUOTE] Exactly. This is really disappointing! He's a champion not a contender. The WBO is shyte anyways, so who cares.

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