Tyson Fury vs. Erkan Teper Purse Bid Set For April 13th

By Per Ake Persson

German heavyweight Erkan Teper was appointed official challenger for EBU champ Tyson Fury on January 22 and there was then a period for private negotiations. No agreement has been reached and the EBU are now calling for purse bids. Bids received will be opened April 13 at noon (Rome time).
Teper, now 14-0, won the vacant IBF I/C title this past weekend with a unanimous points win over Frenchman Johan Duhaupas (31-2).
Fury, 24-0, has of course his sight set on a showdown with Wladimir Klitschko and will most likely relinquish the the EBU title, which means we will see Teper vs the highest available challenger. There are some very interesting names in the EBU top five in Alexander Povetkin, Kubrat Pulev, Dereck Chisora, Anthony Joshua and Artur Szpilka and it´s likely it will be one of them that take on Teper in a few months.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SuperHanz on 03-23-2015

[QUOTE=yoz;15494737]Manuel Charr KO's the big oaf, too. War Diamond Boy![/QUOTE] Your personal dislike of Fury makes you biased. Don't worry, you're not the only one.

Comment by yoz on 03-23-2015

[QUOTE=denium;15494730]Haha no he wouldn't. Povetkin is too small to beat Fury. You need to remember that Fury is on another level to bums like Manuel Charr. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Manuel Charr KO's the big oaf, too. War…

Comment by SuperHanz on 03-23-2015

[quote=yoz] Quote: Originally Posted by LacedUp Carefully matched against non-punchers. Signed to fight Haye twice and has been calling out Wlad for 2 years. #logic He didn't fight Haye though, did he? As for Wladimir, he was offered the fight…

Comment by yoz on 03-23-2015

[QUOTE=LacedUp;15494484]Carefully matched against non-punchers. Signed to fight Haye twice and has been calling out Wlad for 2 years. #logic[/QUOTE] He didn't fight Haye though, did he? As for Wladimir, he was offered the fight in 2013 and turned it down.…

Comment by LacedUp on 03-23-2015

"When this fight was originally scheduled [for Dec. 11, before Klitschko injured an abdominal muscle in training], I said -- and I was probably the only one -- that I expected a tougher fight from Chisora than from any of…

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