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Green vs. Cameron Bout in Play For Tarver's IBO Belt

New Zealand boxer Shane Cameron has been given a shot at Australia's Danny Green for the IBO world cruiserweight title.

The Cameron-Green fight is set to be announced at a media conference in Melbourne on Wednesday.

"This is the pinnacle of boxing - fighting for a world title - so yeah 100% this is my biggest fight," he told the New Zealand Herald.

Cameron last fought as a heavyweight, knocking Monte Barrett out in July, and he will need to lose about 9kg to take part.

Green lost the title to American Antonio Tarver last year but was handed it back after Tarver recorded a positive drug test shortly before a draw with Lateef Kayode in June this year.

The fight is expected to be held in November.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 09-19-2012

[QUOTE=taansend;12529781]Yes. The IBO vacated it after Tarver tested positive then they got Green v Cameron to fight for it.[/QUOTE] Gotcha. Was just confused for a moment thinking someone may have been "elevated" and I missed the memo. Thanks.

Comment by taansend on 09-19-2012

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12529308]They fighting for the vacant IBO title?[/QUOTE] Yes. The IBO vacated it after Tarver tested positive then they got Green v Cameron to fight for it.

Comment by ddangerous on 09-19-2012

They fighting for the vacant IBO title?

Comment by taansend on 09-19-2012

Come on Guys, the IBO is the most respected governing body beginning with an I and the 2nd most respected governing body ending with BO. They're a class act. On a serious not, smart move by them. There's an upswing…

Comment by totalstranga on 09-18-2012

[QUOTE=Larry.X.;12528200]So Green got ko'd retired came back and is still the champ????damn now that is a damn legend[/QUOTE] I know right? Why the F isn't Lateef being offered up the fight with Green? And did they really hand Tarvers belt…

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