Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Quillin-Korobov WBO Purse Bid Won By Roc Nation - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  8/18/2014       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Quillin-Korobov WBO Purse Bid Won By Roc Nation
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Rick Reeno

In a stunning turn of events, Roc Nation Sports, the sports management company founded by rapper Jay Z, blew away the competition at today's WBO purse bid for Peter Quillin's mandatory defense against Matt Korobov.

Former Golden Boy executive David Itskowitch, now working with Roc Nation, was present on behalf of their company, which is eager to make a dent in the boxing promotional business.

Top Rank's Carl Moretti, who represents Korobov (24-0, 14KOs), bid a shade over $515,000. Ramiro Gonzalez of Golden Boy Promotions, who represent Quillin (31-0, 22KOs), bid $1,207,000 - and Roc Nation bid $1,900,480.

Moretti tells BoxingScene.com that Roc Nation is looking for a date in early November (1st or 8th, with the 8th as the current target) - with Barclays Center in New York City and Washington DC being mentioned as the two possible locations. Roc Nation has obtained promotional licenses in both states.

Tags: Peter Quillin , Matt Korobov , Quillin vs. Korobov , Quillin-Korobov


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Weebler I, on 08-19-2014
[QUOTE=Pigeons]I believe the split is 75/25 in favor of the champion. 75% of 1,900,480 is a $1,425,360 purse for Quillin.[/QUOTE] I know he's not said to get on with him but this bid just feels like it has Haymon's fingerprints all over it. I don't think GBP and Top Rank were going to bi...

comment by Eastcoast, on 08-18-2014
As promoters, Roc Nation will be looking to sign fighters, many of which are going to be signed with Al Haymon as their advisor. Will Jay Z be stepping on Haymon's feet or are they going to get along?

comment by Jaliscoguey13, on 08-18-2014
Now Roc Nation has to look for a big fight to put this fight in the undercard.

comment by Mikhnienko, on 08-18-2014
Don't forget that Jay-Z's wife Beyonce sued Al Haymon because he tried to steal money from her when he was in the entertainment and concert business so i don't think they're aligned.

comment by Dealer, on 08-18-2014
[QUOTE=***1048;ATAS;14868048]I think it's more of a business move, being this is their first time getting into boxing. I'm surprised others don't occasionally snag purse bids more often.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=The Big Dunn]I agree and said same in other threads on this topic.[/QUOTE] "We're goi...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (41) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Saunders-Eubank Jr. Added To Fu...
  De La Hoya: Schaefer Legal Rift...
  De La Hoya in Good Spirits Afte...
  Larry Hazzard Rehired As N.J. B...
  Haye Splits From Booth, Rumored...
  Top Rank VP Not Surprised That ...
  Pacquiao-Algieri: Vargas vs. De...
  Kell Brook Stabbed While Vacati...
  Hearn: Brook-Khan Could Be Fina...
  Mayweather Suggests Ariza Now P...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.