David Price-Erkan Teper: Z! Promotions Wins Purse Bid

By Per Ake Persson

German-based Z! Promotions, headed by the Zastrow brother, Alexander and Boris, won purse bids today in Rome for the right to stage the fight for the vacant EBU heavyweight title between Erkan Teper (14-0, 9KOs) and David Price (19-2, 16KOs).

Z! bid 252,500 Euro while Sauerland Promotion bid 231,979,55 Euro. The purse split is 50-50.

When and where Teper vs Price will be staged will be announced soon.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 05-20-2015

It makes absolutely no sense for either not to take the fight! If price can't beat teper then he is never going to get anywhere near a world title. Whoever wins this is pretty close to a title shot or…

Comment by ScottWeiland on 05-20-2015

I don't see Price taking the fight, we'll get a Zumbano type opponent for his June defence then they'll sweep the Teper away like it was never an option before attempting to put Price vs Joshua on PPV on one…

Comment by Marcello on 05-19-2015

Could very well be a short fight.

Comment by stephenmc on 05-19-2015

[QUOTE=Freedom.;15706369]I'm hoping he goes through with it. It's a nice enough payday. He'll look very bad if he doesn't.[/QUOTE] Well price would have liked to have home advantage and had the judges on his side, diffrent story now, i think…

Comment by The Hammer on 05-19-2015

[QUOTE=Scott-Weiland;15706330]You think Price goes ahead with the fight, or more towards the point, do you think Sauerland don't withdraw him ?[/QUOTE]I'm hoping he goes through with it. It's a nice enough payday. He'll look very bad if he doesn't.

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