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Vanes vs Angulo WBC Purse Bid is Set For Sept. 23

The World Boxing Council has confirmed the final elimination bout to determine the mandatory contender in the super welterweight division – No. 1 ranked Vanes Martirosyan vs. No. 2 ranked Alfredo Angulo - and a date has been set for Friday, September 23, to hold a purse offer in case no agreement is reached between the promoters during the free negotiations period.

The winner of Martirosyan-Angulo will be the mandatory challenger, which will create tremendous enthusiasm in the boxing world.

 WBC super welterweight world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will defend the title in a voluntary fight against Alfonso Gomez at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on September 17 as part of the historic event, “Star Power,” which will feature three WBC world championship fights showcased on HBO pay-per-view. In the main event, Floyd Mayweather will challenge WBC welterweight world champion Victor Ortiz, and Erik Morales will battle Lucas Mathysse for the WBC super lightweight world championship.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 09-02-2011

[QUOTE=argminasyan;11072756]This is so stupid... What if top rank wins the purse bid and wants to stage the fight in the US? surely they wouldn't stage it in Mexico.... Angulo has got to get visa issue resolved if this fight is…

Comment by chiguy91 on 09-02-2011

god, i hope this gets made. this will be the biggest challenge for both guys, and imo, it's such a close match. i can see angulo pressuring vanes to a tko victory, and i can see vanes outboxing angulo like…

Comment by theplayerpimp on 09-02-2011

Rip vanes:crucified

Comment by BostonGuy on 09-02-2011

I feel for Vanes. This guy has fought his way into contension and is the number 1 contender (I think), his style is fan friendly and he trash talks wit the best but for some reason he cannot for the…

Comment by Bushbaby on 09-02-2011

I feel bad for the young guns at 154 & K-9 too. They are all gonna have to beat the $hit out of each other while Canelo & Cotto beat the $hit out of over matched opponents.

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