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Miguel Vazquez-Marvin Quintero Purse Bid on Sept. 18

By Ernest Gabion

Contrary to some of the published reports, promoter Gary Shaw disputes that Marvin Quintero (25-3, 21KOs) is fighting IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (31-3, 13KOs) on September 29th in Tijuana, Mexico.

Quintero is the mandatory challenger to Vazquez. According to Shaw, he rejected an offer from Vazquez's team and requested an immediate purse bid. The IBF has scheduled that purse bid for September 18th.

"The Vazquez people made an offer that I did not accept on behalf of Marvin Quintero, so I asked the IBF to call for an immediate purse bid. That purse bid will be on September 18th. I'll make my bid and hopefully I win it. If I win that bid, that fight will go on as the opening fight on HBO on October 27th. I have a tripleheader on that date. If I don't win that bid, it will go to Mexico," Shaw said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pony Boy on 09-11-2012

That's right it's all politics. TR promised Gesta a title and they told them to keep it quiet but Gesta and Broner stardted calling out Vasquez with hopes of sealing the deal. While the promoters tried to due a number…

Comment by ELPERRO on 09-10-2012

[QUOTE=Corelone;12497867]The only name on that 5 fight streak is Al Suberban and the only people who recognize his existance, is the IBF. How does that elevate you to Mandatory? These are not life time achievement awards, they're not supposed to…

Comment by Corelone on 09-10-2012

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;12497360]Quintero fought Daniel Attah two years ago and has won FIVE fights in a roll since then! That's not too bad.[/QUOTE] The only name on that 5 fight streak is Al Suberban and the only people who recognize his…

Comment by Snake... on 09-10-2012

[QUOTE=Corelone;12496917]This is more BS. Quintero gets Knocked out by Attah, comes back and beats a nobody named Al and now he's a mandatory? It's the politics and manipulation that hurt the sport. Al Supabupa shows up with a gaudy home…

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 09-10-2012

[QUOTE=Corelone;12496917]This is more BS. Quintero gets Knocked out by Attah, comes back and beats a nobody named Al and now he's a mandatory? It's the politics and manipulation that hurt the sport. Al Supabupa shows up with a gaudy home…

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