By Rick Reeno
BoxingScene.com has beend advised that Round Zero, a promotional outfit based in Italy, submitted the winning amount at the EBU's official purse bid for the super middleweight bout between EBU champion James DeGale (11-1, 8KOs) of London and challenger Cristian Sanavia (45-5-1, 13KOs) of Italy.
Round Zero's bid of 251,414 Euro was much higher than the rest of the competition - Double A. Promotion 160,000 Euro, Frank Warren 140,000 Euro, OPI 200 101.717 Euro and Hatton Promotions 79.850 Euro. Matchroom Sport had a rep present but rescinded their bid.
Giulio Spagnoli, the man behind Round Zero, has 14 days to name a date and venue for the fight.