DeGale vs Sanaria Purse Bid Won By Italy's Round Zero

By Rick Reeno 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 Matchroom Sport had a rep present but rescinded their bid.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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by knockoutkid on 02-09-2012

Franks probably hung him out to dry, u dont cross fish eyes.

Comment by knockoutkid on 02-09-2012

Ive only ever seen fights in Italy where theres about 10 people in the audience how are they going to make money off this!!!!

Comment by gingeralbino on 02-09-2012

[QUOTE=Ray*;11763554][B]Degale ain't going to Italy, and has he sorted out his business with Warren yet?[/B][/QUOTE] havent heard anything new on the Warren thing, but as he made an offer in the purse bid im guessing he hasnt given up hope…

Comment by Ray* on 02-09-2012

[B]Degale ain't going to Italy, and has he sorted out his business with Warren yet?[/B]

Comment by taansend on 02-09-2012

If this fight is in Italy DeGale better try to stop this fella as a distance result will be L SD.

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