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Danny Garcia-Ajose Olusegun Purse Bid Pushed Back, 6/1

By Osman Rodriguez

The World Boxing Council has pushed back the purse bid for Danny Garcia's mandatory defense of the WBC junior welterweight title. The purse bid was initially scheduled for today, related to the ordered fight between Garcia (23-0, 14KOs) and mandatory challenger Ajose Olusegun (30-0, 14KO).

Garcia's side, through Golden Boy Promotions, requested a two week extension, which the WBC approved and set a new purse bid date of June 1. The request to postpone was likely made in order to provide Garcia and Golden Boy some additional time to finalize a potential deal for a fight with Amir Khan, which is being targeted for July 7th at the Honda Center in Anaheim. Discussions are ongoing but Garcia's financial requirements have yet to be satisfied.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 05-19-2012

[QUOTE=TOBYLEE1;12143436]After this the WBC now should force the mandatory for Chavez Jr and Canelo[/QUOTE] Ajose gonna get screwd on this, he's a vg boxer that can beat Garcia, but being African, not really known here, but's been mandatory over a…

Comment by RlCKY on 05-18-2012

dude just got the belt. don't they give these guys the right for a voluntary defense first?

Comment by 100%BoXeOAzTeKa on 05-18-2012

[QUOTE=PittyPat;12143356]You're not. Him and Jessie Vargas - two boxers I [i]really[/i] don't give a s[color=black]h[/color]it about. I keep hearing so much hype about them, but I'm not seeing the 'special'.[/QUOTE] I agree with both of you.

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 05-18-2012

[QUOTE=PittyPat;12143356]You're not. Him and Jessie Vargas - two boxers I [i]really[/i] don't give a s[color=black]h[/color]it about. I keep hearing so much hype about them, but I'm not seeing the 'special'.[/QUOTE] Well, If that's the case. I don't see anything special…

Comment by STREET CLEANER on 05-18-2012

[QUOTE=vcvc;12143332]also on a positive note it looks like khan will be gettin his belts back within 2 weeks.[/QUOTE] What is positive about that? Wait a minute, WAZAA is that you?

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