Ward-Pavlik, Arreola-Stiverne Double at Galen Center

By Ernest Gabion has been advised that the WBC final eliminator between heavyweight contenders Chris Arreola (35-2, 30KOs) and Bermane Stiverne (22-1-1, 20KOs) will now take place on January 26th at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California.

The HBO televised event will be headlined by WBC/WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward, who will defend his titles against former middleweight king Kelly Pavlik.

Promoter Don King, who has Stiverne, secured the rights to promote the fight with a monster bid of $1.1 million dollars. Promoter Dan Goossen, who has Arreola, put down $550,000. King was trying to stage the fight on December 15th in Venezuela but the card fell through. Because King failed to finalize the fight, the promotional rights have now shifted to the second highest bidder, which is Goossen.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ringlife on 11-19-2012

Even though Ward is going to beat Pavlik. Its a good pay day for both fighters. I am just glad fights are being made for 2013 already.

Comment by julian45 on 11-19-2012

[QUOTE=Ray-boom;12716181]Anyone know what Pavlik and Ward are getting paid for this fight?[/QUOTE] I dont know but I sure hope Kelly gets some good money

Comment by Ravens Fan on 11-19-2012

I will not say that he will win. But, I still don't believe that Pavlik is as washed up as most fans believe him to be.

Comment by Ray-boom on 11-19-2012

Anyone know what Pavlik and Ward are getting paid for this fight?

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 11-19-2012

Good fight card.

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