BJ Flores vs. Nuri Seferi WBO Mandatory Eliminator

By Ryan Burton has been advised that a WBO cruiserweight eliminator is being finalized that will match the #1 ranked BJ Flores (28-1-1) who holds the NABO title, against Nuri Seferi (33-6) who is ranked #3 by the organization and has the WBO European belt. 

The winner will become the mandatory to face the winner of the Marco Huck-Ola Afolabi 3 winner - which is targeted for May 11th.

Flores-Seferi will take place in Seferi's home country of Albania.  The fight will likely take place May 25th or June 1st. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kromefish on 04-11-2013

Stop the hate. Flores is a smart boxer and will probably beat this dude. With that said, I don't see him out-boxing Afolabi over the distance. As for Huck, I think sooner or later Marco lands one of his right…

Comment by nycsmooth on 04-11-2013

Flores is a joke asa contender & has done nothing, nor baten any1 of not, 2 deserve 2b in an eliminator...

Comment by TBear on 04-11-2013

I like BJ Flores, I met him at Jirov's last fight. But I would have liked to seen him more active. But I wish him luck with this fight. Too bad he has to go all the way to Albania.

Comment by tyotfo on 04-11-2013

BJ reminds me of Dimitri Salita.

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