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Pascal-Hopkins Rematch: Golden Boy Wins Purse Bid

By Chris LaBate

Golden Boy Promotions won the purse bid for the upcoming rematch between WBC/IBO light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal, and former champion Bernard Hopkins. The fight is a rematch of last December's controversial twelve round draw. Golden Boy, who promote Hopkins, put in the winning with a bid of $1.9 million, while Pascal's promoter, Groupe Yvon Michel, put in a bid of $1.7 million. The WBC's Diamond Belt will be on the line and as BoxingScene.com has already reported, the date of May 21 in Quebec is likely. HBO is expected to televise.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Camp Beast on 02-16-2011

Hopkins better get the KO or win w/o a doubt or he'll get robbed again!

Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-16-2011

[QUOTE=QUELOQUE;10114299]Why Quebec? Is that question even necessary? 20K attendance and live atmosphere vs. less than 8K and stale atmosphere... I, for one, am glad this fight isn't taking place in the US. It would be a waste of an important…

Comment by Sweet Jesus on 02-16-2011

[quote=QUELOQUE;10114299]Why Quebec? Is that question even necessary? 20K attendance and live atmosphere vs. less than 8K and stale atmosphere... I, for one, am glad this fight isn't taking place in the US. It would be a waste of an important…

Comment by Heru on 02-16-2011

Why Quebec? Is that question even necessary? 20K attendance and live atmosphere vs. less than 8K and stale atmosphere... I, for one, am glad this fight isn't taking place in the US. It would be a waste of an important…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-16-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10114068]money...........[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=SekondzOut;10114120][/QUOTE] Well, fair point, that must be it, but damn that sucks.

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