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Vanes vs. Lara: Top Rank Outbids Golden Boy in Purse Bid

By Osman Rodriguez

According to Carl Morretti, Vice President of Top Rank, his company outbid Golden Boy Promotions to secure the rights to the WBC's final junior middleweight eliminator between Vanes Martirosyan (32-0, 20KOs) and Erislandy Lara (17-1-1, 11KOs). The mandatory purse bid was held this morning in Mexico. Top Rank, who promote Vanes, placed a bid of $405,000, and Golden Boy bid $326,000.

The winner will become the mandatory challenger to the upcoming fight between champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and challenger Josesito Lopez, which takes place on September 15th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Angry Cuban on 07-21-2012

War Lara!!! Preparate bien y partele El culo Al punto Este Que Se cree Que puede ganarte..

Comment by DeadLikeMe on 07-21-2012

My gut tells me Vanes will come into this fight very motivated and prepared compared to Lara.

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-21-2012

[QUOTE=915angel;12358033]i got vanes stoppin him in 9 rounds[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=mathed;12358138]You're kidding right? :rofl:[/QUOTE] I can't help but laugh every time I see two utterly conflicting viewpoints such as these. lol Makes you wonder what the [I][B]other[/B][/I] guy's thinking. lol

Comment by mathed on 07-21-2012

[QUOTE=915angel;12358033]i got vanes stoppin him in 9 rounds[/QUOTE] You're kidding right? :rofl:

Comment by mathed on 07-21-2012

Vanes is going to sleep...say adios to your career son

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