Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Team Cameron: Monte Barrett Has Priced Himself Out

by Chris LaBate

As previously reported, cruiserweight Shane Cameron is pursuing a fight with heavyweight contender Monte Barrett. Cameron is willing to move back to heavyweight for a chance to accomplish something that his arch-rival, David Tua, was unable to do - beat Barrett. Tua knocked Cameron out in two rounds in 2009. After the loss, Cameron dropped down to Tua. Barrett fought Tua to a controversial draw in 2010 and won a unanimous decision in their recent rematch.

According to Cameron's manager Ken Reinsfield, an offer of $100,000 plus a share of television sales was offered to Barrett, but the heavyweight veteran reportedly countered with a demand for $200,000, an amount of money that Cameron's team is not going to match. Reinsfield believes Barrett was paid "around $80,000" for the Tua rematch.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BIGPOPPAPUMP on 09-03-2011

[QUOTE=Grinderman;11076149]This site also often just prints press releases as articles without identifying them as such, which is also confusing to the reader, who often mistakes them for objective stories from a journalist. I've seen that happen often here. It's a…

Comment by Grinderman on 09-03-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11076044]Do some research before you make accusations. The information was sent out in a press release from a member of Cameron's team or his promoter. At least our writer shaked it up a bit, while the NZ writer appears to…

Comment by Grinderman on 09-03-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11076044]Do some research before you make accusations. The information was sent out in a press release from a member of Cameron's team or his promoter. At least our writer shaked it up a bit, while the NZ writer appears to…

Comment by Trapped Bird on 09-03-2011

This ruins my weekend.

Comment by BIGPOPPAPUMP on 09-03-2011

[QUOTE=Grinderman;11075805]This article is cribbed from a NZ paper's website and it gives the false impression that the negotiation is over, which isn't the impression the original article gives: [url]http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/5558379/Shane-Cameron-tries-to-tempt-Barrett[/url] The real question is why is Chris LaBate putting his name…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines DiBella: There's No Way Easter-Fortuna Will Be a Boring Fight Jamal James is Open To Facing Amir Khan in Comeback Fight DiBella: If Spence Dominates Peterson, There With Crawford, Loma Frampton: Warren Wants Donaire Fight To Be a WBO Eliminator Cheeseman: Carson Jones Getting Older, I'll Stop Him Late Knockout CP Freshmart vs. Landero in WBA Title Clash, March 6 Hearn: Joshua-Povetkin Happens in UK, We Won't Go To Russia Arum: Pacquiao, Crawford-Horn Double Would Be ESPN PPV Joshua Promoter: We Want Wilder By Year's End - Even in U.S. Evander Holyfield Enters The World of Cryptocurrency The Road to Keith Thurman-Errol Spence Begins (! Or ?) Angulo Very Angry With Chavez Jr. For Delaying Their Fight Jorge Linares Very Willing To Face Lomachenko or Garcia Next Arum Reacts To The Chatter of a Pacquiao vs. Lomachenko Bout Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn Heading To MSG on April 14? Photos: Gilberto Ramirez Training in Beast Mode For Ahmed Lomachenko's Manager: Pacquiao is Old, No Gain in Beating Him Photos: Lamont Peterson, Robert Easter, Browne Workouts David Kaminsky, 17-Year-Old Israeli Prospect, Joins Top Rank Photos: Errol Spence Looking Very Sharp During Workout Lamont Peterson Feels He's in 'Perfect Place' For Spence Clash Miguel Berchelt Holds Presser, Still Unsure of Next Opponent Lipinets Trained With One Hand, 'Begged' to Stay in Garcia Fight Parker's Promoter: Joshua's 'More Than Human' Talk is Just Silly Brook-Rabchenko: Kid Galahad, Appleyard vs. Shafiq Added Frampton: I May Need Career Best Performance To Beat Donaire Lipinets Suffers Hand Injury, Fight Against Garcia Postponed Photos: Carl Frampton, Nonito Donaire - Go Face To Face Anthony Mundine Places Full Focus on Jeff Horn After Big KO Win David Price Agrees to Fight Povetkin on Joshua-Parker Undercard Easter: I Must Fight Tall; I Made the Shafikov Fight Too Hard Bivol: Barrera Made a Mistake Choosing to Fight Me, Not Kovalev Spence: Crawford Needs To Worry About Beating Horn Before Me Joshua: It'll Take More Than a Human to Stop Me From Destiny Trainer: Parker Knows His Place in History at Stake With Joshua Dubois Ready To Rise: I Want To Get To The Top of The Division! Joshua Embraces Idea of Tyson Fury Walking Parker To The Ring Pacquiao Says He is Targeting a Lomachenko Showdown Anthony Joshua Nominated For Laureus World Sports Award Marcus Browne: I'm Settled and Coming into My Own
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement