By Per Ake Persson
Spanish Rimer Boxe won today´s purse bids in Rome for the match between EBU super welterweight champion Sergey Rabchenko and mandatory challenger Ruben Varon with a bid for 90,000 Euro. Hatton Promotions, who have Rabchenko, finished second with a bid of 89,666,00 Euro. Date and site is to be announced.
Rabchenko, 23-0, is managed by Philippe Fondu, trained by Ricky Hatton and promoted by Hatton's company. Varon is 41-6 and has been a pro for 13 years now and must be a regarded as a heavy underdog in this one.