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Zsolt Erdei Wants Chad Dawson if Pascal-Hopkins Happens

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com was advised by promoter Lou DiBella that unbeaten former two division champion Zsolt Erdei (32-0, 17KOs) is targeting Chad Dawson (29-1, 17KOs) for his next fight. Dawson has a contracted rematch with WBC/IBO light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal. But, the WBC ordered Pascal to have an immediate rematch with Bernard Hopkins. If Dawson is paid to step aside, and Pascal-Hopkins II moves forward, then Erdei wants to fight Dawson next.

"If Dawson can't get the rematch with Pascal, then Erdei wants to fight him next. I think it would be a great fight and one that I think Erdei can win," DiBella told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dave Rado on 02-08-2011

[QUOTE=Iceta Lives;10078899]I thought the last time Erdei fought on the east coast he drew a good crowd of Euro fans from Hungary.[/QUOTE] It was on the Martinez-Williams undercard (and the Erdei fight wasn't even televised!), and most of the crowd…

Comment by Iceta Lives on 02-08-2011

[QUOTE=Dave Rado;10078859]Erdei [B]doesn't[/B] have a belt. He vacated his Cruiserweight title immediately after winning it, in order to move back to Light Heavyweight. He probably [B]is [/B]better than Andrade or Diaconu (although it's so long since he's fought a decent…

Comment by Dave Rado on 02-08-2011

[QUOTE=Iceta Lives;10078810]Too bad Dawson wants to take a lesser challenge by fighting Andrade or Diacanu when we know Erdei is better than those guys, draws a good crowd, and has a belt on top of it. If I was HBO,…

Comment by Iceta Lives on 02-08-2011

Too bad Dawson wants to take a lesser challenge by fighting Andrade or Diacanu when we know Erdei is better than those guys, draws a good crowd, and has a belt on top of it. If I was HBO, I'd…

Comment by Walt Liquor on 02-08-2011

[QUOTE=ИATAS206;10077980]how can HBO say no to this smile? [img]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_jE1G6XRyXo8/SWqGXBC68DI/AAAAAAAAAyo/CMvZYxW84S8/s320/Zsolt%2BErdei.jpg[/img][/QUOTE] he does have like a last round ko of george blades on his resume. probably would be pretty exciting...

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