Advertisement
Advertisement

Ramos-Rigondeaux Heads To a Purse Bid, Not MSG Card

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that Rico Ramos vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux will head to a purse bid. Ramos (20-0, 11 KOs) was scheduled to face Rigondeaux (8-0, 6 KOs) on the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito undercard on December 3rd in New York's Madison Square Garden. Rigondeaux is the mandatory challenger to Ramos' WBA super bantamweight title.

A purse bid had previously been ordered, but promoters Dan Goossen and Bob Arum of Top Rank reached a verbal agreement and the bid was called off.

"I had a handshake deal with Bob," said Goossen to BoxingScene.com. "I made the request yesterday [for the purse bid], and we are going to try to put that fight on one of our shows."

While Goossen refused to discuss the exact details on why the handshake deal fell through, BoxingScene was informed by sources with knowledge of the negotiations, that Ramos and his team were unhappy with the money being offered. Allegedly, a certain monetary figure was agreed upon between Goossen and Arum, but the final purse figure was less than what Ramos was expecting to receive.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 09-24-2011

Arum messes up another good card rigo is no champ and no base ramos should be on the cotto card

Comment by sebastianb7312 on 09-24-2011

[QUOTE=boricuajr23;11202686]Yeah, I see. Lets just wait and see what Arum does. He had M. Jones on the card too and not sure if his opponent has been anounced. if Rigo/Ramos cant be placed there, then Arce vs Vazquez 2 or…

Comment by HBGBoxingFan on 09-24-2011

[QUOTE=boricuajr23;11202686]Yeah, I see. Lets just wait and see what Arum does. He had M. Jones on the card too and not sure if his opponent has been anounced. if Rigo/Ramos cant be placed there, then Arce vs Vazquez 2 or…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 09-24-2011

[QUOTE=boricuajr23;11202199]here we go. Messing with the December 3rd undercard already. Give us Wolak vs Delvin Rodriguez II at least. It wont suprise me if Arum's plan B is, PAVLIK vs a bum, Bam Bam vs a bum and Chavez jr…

Comment by boricuajr23 on 09-24-2011

[QUOTE=sebastianb7312;11202566]In house promotion...LMAO![/QUOTE] Yeah, I see. Lets just wait and see what Arum does. He had M. Jones on the card too and not sure if his opponent has been anounced. if Rigo/Ramos cant be placed there, then Arce vs…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (15)
Top Headlines Eubank Jr: Golovkin is Slow, Easy To Hit - His Power Can't Beat Me! Makabu Confident: Tony Bellew Has NOTHING Special For Me Frank Warren Slams David Haye's Recent Win, Briggs Fight Fury's Coach: Parker is a Very Serious Test For Anthony Joshua Steven Lewis Aims To Make Statement on Echo Arena Card Radmir Akhmediyev, Pablo Cruz Get Big Wins in Houston Povetkin Not Backing Down: We'll Do Everything To Get Wilder! Anthony Ogogo - Sauerland, De La Hoya Expect Big Things Tyrone Nurse Says Willie Limond Will Never Make it To Ricky Burns Arum Praises Pacquiao For Rejecting Offer To Fight in Olympics Roach Backs Canelo: Golovkin The Best, But Brings NO Money! Donnie Nietes, Raul Garcia Make Weight - Melindo is Way Over Photos: Shane Mosley, David Avanesyan Putting in Work For Battle Demetrius Andrade Focused: My Time's Gonna Come Photos/Weights: Jarrell Miller vs. Nick Guivas, Dela Torre, More Roach Feels Chavez Jr. - If in Shape - Could Test Gennady Golovkin Errol Spence: Vargas Will Need KO or Beat Brook's Ass To Win in UK Daniel Jacobs-Sergio Mora Rematch on The Horizon? Lucian Bute Reacts To Failed Drug Test, Will Open His B-Sample Bob Arum Offers To Stage Trump vs. Sanders Debate on PPV Cohen Feels Jarrell Miller is The Best Young American Heavyweight Deontay Wilder-Chris Arreola in Play For Summer Showdown Video: Joseph Diaz Discusses His Career, The Future, More Et Tu, Bute? Former Champ in Hot Water After Failing Drug Test Video: Sergio Mora Discusses Golovkin, Canelo, Jacobs, More Frank Warren: Not in a Million Years Does Eubank Jr. Beat Golovkin Phil Lo Greco-Joseph Elegele Tops PBC on Bounce, June 12th Lucian Bute Fails Drug Test, Positive For Ostarine in Jack Draw Gerald Washington: Deontay Wilder Title Fight is 'Very Possible' Abril, Foreman Broadway Boxing Double: Full Card Details Provodnikov's Promoter Not Surprised His Fighter Went To SHO Hedi Taouab, Legendary Matchmaker Passes Away at 68 Manny Pacquiao Declines Opportunity To Fight in Rio Olympics Photos: Wladimir Klitschko Putting in Work for Tyson Fury Rematch Photos: Tony Bellew, Ilunga Makabu Go Face To Face at Presser Roy Jones Jr. Backs Countryman Povetkin, Says He's Not To Blame Willie Limond Hopes To Land Ricky Burns Showdown Tony Bellew: I'll Show Makabu That I'm The Real Cruiserweight Nonito Donaire Headed To Jessie Magdaleno Clash Next? Shields: Canelo Running From Golovkin; Won't Face Jermall Charlo
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement