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Tarver vs Wlodarczyk in Play For April 28th on Showtime?

By Luke Furman

According to promoter Andrzej Wasilewski, there is a "75% chance" that a deal will get closed for a cruiserweight unification between champions Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (46-2-1, 33KOs) of the WBC and Antonio Tarver (29-6, 20KOs) of the IBO. Wasilewski says the negotiations are "moving in the right direction and we could very well sign a contract in the near future."

Showtime is interested in the fight and one of the dates provided by the network is April 28th. Regarding the location, Wasilewski is certain the fight is going to take place in the United States, in a location like New York or New Jersey where a lot of Polish boxing fans are present.

Luke Furman covers the Polish boxing scene for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 02-06-2012

Make this happen please, its a damn good fight at 200.

Comment by 4Corners on 02-06-2012

I'll be watching Hopkins-Dawson II anyway. I am actually very interested in that fight. I'll record this one probably.

Comment by lutenco on 02-06-2012

[QUOTE=jtcs1981;11752021]WBC ordered him to rematch Palacios. Why he would face Tarver? Did beating Green earned you a title shot? WTF?[/QUOTE] TARVER beat GREEN more convincly than DIABLO(he was under on points over all three judges' cards before the KO);ANTONIO can…

Comment by Silencers on 02-06-2012

This fight can get Tarver into the mix as a top cruiserweight, provided he wins. I think his skills will be too much for Wlodarczyk.

Comment by Bushbaby on 02-06-2012

[QUOTE=Tiozzo;11751117]good news these guys have to start looking to unify the titles, many good fights can be made[/QUOTE] Agreed, at least somebody in the world of boxing is trying to unify some $ hit.

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