Originally Posted by FIGHTING_FLIP
So why cant GBP and TR do this more often? say like for a rios-garcia/matthysse or mares-donaire?
Because the fight has to be ordered by one of the alphabet organizations. Lara/Vanes is a fight ordered by the WBC, actually flexing their authority in a positive manner for once.
Rios is WBO/IBF, Garcia is WBC/WBA, Matthysse is WBC.
Donaire is WBO, Mares is WBC.