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Wlodarczyk Eyes Bigger Purse, Drozd Bout in Doubt?

By Luke Furman

Apparently WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (49-2-1, 35 KOs) is looking for a bigger purse for a planned defense of the title against Grigory Drozd  (38-1, 27 KOs) on September 27th in Moscow. According to reports in Poland, the champion has yet to agree to the financial terms and wants a bump in his purse, which the other side is not willing to satisfy. There is some fear that Wlodarczyk will withdraw from the match. The co-feature of the card will have another Polish/Russian battle, with undefeated Pawel Kolodziej (33-0, 18 KOs) challenging WBA cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev (25-2, 19 KOs).

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Foreign Soil on 08-29-2014

Lol... Diablo would knock RJJ out with ease... That fight should never happen. [QUOTE=PittyPat;14830837]FFS, Wlod should be fighting Lebedev. :nonono: These damn CW beltholders never face each other.[/QUOTE] Drozd is a good fighter, but I hear you on unification. This…

Comment by J Silky Slim Mo on 08-29-2014

Wlodarczyk will get what he's asking for if he fights Roy Jones Jr. Which he probably should be facing Jones anyway. Jones is way better than Diablo's previous opponents. Roy still is relevant in the boxing game. Hands down, if…

Comment by Hougigo on 08-06-2014

In comes Haymon

Comment by TijuanaTUAnado1 on 08-06-2014

dear god with this fight falling apart. will they dare have wlod face RJJ in Moscow?

Comment by PittyPat on 08-06-2014

FFS, Wlod should be fighting Lebedev. :nonono: These damn CW beltholders never face each other.

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