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Vernon Forrest-Sergio Mora Deal is Reached

By Mark Vester

The negotiations appear to be done, Dan Rafael reports that a deal has been reached between WBC junior middleweight champion Vernon Forrest (40-2, 29KOs) and Sergio Mora (20-0-1, 5KOs), who won the first season of the "Contender" reality series. The bout will take place on May 10, on Showtime, with a venue to be announced at a later date.

Mora has fought at middleweight for the majority of his career and will move down to 154 to challenge Forrest. Neither fighter has been able to secure a name opponent, forcing them fight each other with the winner being in line for a potential payday in the future.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by VanesBoxing on 02-23-2008

[QUOTE=elgranluchadore;3167472]vanes needs more exposure i still havent seen him fight cuz i dont have versus and probably most of the boxing fans dont know who he is he needs to get into some hbo undercards to be famous like berto…

Comment by STEELHEAD on 02-23-2008

[QUOTE=elgranluchadore;3167472]vanes needs more exposure i still havent seen him fight cuz i dont have versus and probably most of the boxing fans dont know who he is he needs to get into some hbo undercards to be famous like berto…

Comment by the giant one on 02-23-2008

im now on the vernon forrest bandwagon. i hope he wrecks mora

Comment by damian5000 on 02-23-2008

[QUOTE=elgranluchadore;3167635]forrest would only beat floyd because hes two weight divisions above him it would be like dlh vs floyd except forrest would dominate the smaller floyd like he did to mosley [/QUOTE] It would be like DLH v Floyd, except…

Comment by DWiens421 on 02-23-2008

[QUOTE=SkillspayBills;3149065]Just read it on ESPN, can anyone say MISMATCH?[/QUOTE] Link me Skillsy!

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