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WBO ORDERS BILLY JOE SAUNDERS VS. DEMETRIUS ANDRADE; 10 DAYS TO FINALIZE BEFORE PURSE BID

By Press Release | July 12, 2018
WBO ORDERS BILLY JOE SAUNDERS VS. DEMETRIUS ANDRADE; 10 DAYS TO FINALIZE BEFORE PURSE BID

WBO President Francisco Valcarcel has ordered their middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders to begin negotiations for a mandatory title defense against #2 ranked contender Demetrius Andrade. The two sides have been given 10 days to come to an agreement before a purse bid is ordered. Check out the letter that was sent to both camps.

July 12th 2018

To:

MR. FRANK WARREN   QUEENSBERRY PROMOTIONS
Mr. DEMETRIUS ANDRADE
Mr. EDWARD FARRIS MANAGER

Re: WBO Middleweight Title Bout Negotiations  Billy Joe Saunders vs. Demetrius Andrade

Gentlemen:

Please be advised the parties have ten days (10) upon receipt of this letter to negotiate and reach an agreement concerning the WBO Middleweight Title Bout between Billy Joe Saunders and Demetrius Andrade. If an accord is not reached within the time frame stated herein, a Purse Bid will be ordered pursuant to our WBO Regulations of World Championship Contests. 

The minimum acceptable bid for the WBO Middleweight division is $200,000.00 (TwoHundred Thousand Dollars). Any of the parties involved may request a purse bid procedure at any time during the negotiation process.

Yours truly,

Luis Batista Salas, Esq.

Cc:  Francisco Valcárcel, Esq.
       Star Boxing, Inc.
       Banner Promotions

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