On Monday the WBA held purse bids for an upcoming WBA Cruiserweight title fight between regular champion Beibut Shumenov (17-2, 11) and WBA interim champion Yunier Dorticos (21- 0, 20).
The winner bid was made by Dorticos' team, Caribbean Promotions, who outbid TBG, who bid on Shumenov's behalf.
Following the purse bid Carribean Promotions have stated they will hold the bout in on either 4th or 11th of February with 3 venues said to be in the running, Houston, Vegas and Miami.
The winner of the bout will face the winner of the upcoming all-Russian bout between WBA Super/IBF unified champion Denis Lebedev (29-2, 22) and Murat Gassiev (23-0, 17), who will face off on December 3rd.
News! We try and give you the most interesting news stories from the Asian boxing world!