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Mike Jones-Randall Bailey Likely on Pacquiao-Bradley Bill

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that Mike Jones (26-0, 19KOs) vs. Randall Bailey (42-7, 36KOs) is going to land on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley pay-per-view undercard on June 9th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Jones-Bailey will have the vacant IBF welterweight title on the line. The championship became vacant after the sanctioning body ordered Andre Berto to defend the belt against Bailey, who held the mandatory position. Berto dropped the title in order to finalize a rematch with Victor Ortiz - which is going to happen on June 30th in Las Vegas or June 23rd in Los Angeles.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PrettyBoy22 on 02-21-2012

Jones will win and hopefully Bob Arum will dare to put him in with Kell Brook at the end of 2012. Never mind chasing Pacquiao, that fight will not sell.

Comment by vacon04 on 02-21-2012

Sounds like a pretty boring fight.

Comment by Pactar∂ on 02-21-2012

[B]I'm so excited! Mike Jones is going to get that title, and milk it forever...[/B]

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 02-21-2012

dudes are tripping!!...do yall know what MANDATORY means?!?...anyway, Mike should win and if he's not gonna get the Pac/Bradley winner or Berto/Ortiz winner...then he should move up to 154 before he dies trying to make '47....its hurting his performances imo...he's…

Comment by Kagami Taiga on 02-21-2012

i dont really see the issue with this fight. sure its not a step up, but it is an interesting title fight nonetheless. jones has a shot at a belt and bailey gets another chance, basiley is a gatekeeper anyway,…

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