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Andrade vs. Baysangurov Purse Bid is Won By K2

BRONX, NEW YORK - A purse bid was held today in San Juan, Puerto Rico for the highly anticipated WBO Junior Middleweight World Title bout between champion Zaurbek Baysangurov and top rated and undefeated contender Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade
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The winning bid by K2 Promotions was $501,000 while the very strong secondary bid of $401,000 came from Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxingand Banner Promotions. 

Details of this world title bout will be announced shortly

"We're very excited for Demetrius to get this world title opportunity and congratulate K2 Promotions on their winning bid" said DeGuardia. "We've believed for a long time that Demetrius would win a world title and we are honored to present him with this opportunity."

 With a record of 19-0-0 with thirteen stoppages, the 25-year-old Andrade has utilized his world-class skills to dominate opponents since turning professional in 2008.

A native of Providence, Rhode, Island, Andrade was a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team. He is coming off a ten round shutout decision win over former world title challenger Freddy Hernandez on JANUARY 25, 2013 at The Paramount in Huntington, New York before a standing room only crowd in a bout broadcast on SHOWTIME®

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Comment by The Gambler1981 on 04-15-2013

Andrade should smoke Baysangurov~ I would say it would be wise for Andrade to turn up the intensity a bit and make sure there is no doubt and if he has the chance he needs to strike and end it…

Comment by dmaclv on 04-15-2013

Andrade blows this guy up worse then Bundrage, Demetrius is very good fighter, good amateur career one of the last Americans to compete in the world amateur championships.

Comment by blak81 on 04-15-2013

[QUOTE=kiaba360;13252043]I think he's unproven, not necessarily protected[/QUOTE] I agree. Far fom protected. He's pretty much an unknown fighter and isn't with the 2 major promotional companies so he wouldn't even have the luxury to be protected. He's gotta take every…

Comment by kiaba360 on 04-15-2013

[QUOTE=Freedom.;13251513]Not likely. Baysangurov is better than Senchenko. And a very protected boxer like Andrade wouldn't go overseas to fight anyway.[/QUOTE] I think he's unproven, not necessarily protected. This would be another step-up that's winnable for someone with his physical talent.…

Comment by blak81 on 04-15-2013

[QUOTE=Freedom.;13251513]Not likely. Baysangurov is better than Senchenko. And a very protected boxer like Andrade wouldn't go overseas to fight anyway.[/QUOTE] Out of curiosity, what makes you think Andrade is protected? He's called out everybody.

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