Derry Mathews vs. Ismael Barroso Purse Bid

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Derry Mathews vs. Ismael Barroso Purse Bid
Derry Mathews defeated Tony Luis in April to win the interim WBA World lightweight title. (Photo: Courtesy)

The WBA World Championships Committee is pleased to announce that it is accepting Purse Bids for the World Title Fight between interim WBA World lightweight champion Derry Mathews (38-9-2, 20 KOs), from Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom, and #2 ranked Ismael Barroso (18-0-2, 17 KOs), from El Tigre, Venezuela.

The bidding will take place on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at 11:00 am at the World Boxing Association office located at Avenida Aquilino de la Guardia c/c Calle 47, PH Ocean Plaza, Office 14-05, Marbella, Panama, Panama.

The minimum amount for the Purse Bid is $125,000 US, with 75% going to the champion (Mathews) and 25% going to the challenger (Barroso).

The Bidding will be directed by WBA Vice President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza.

If you have any questions please telephone the WBA office at + (507) 203-7680 or + (507) 203-7681. You can also email info@wbanews.com.

Enclosed you will find the Purse Bid Regulation and the Purse Bid format that should be read and filled out properly. It is important you read it and comply with the Purse Bid regulations; otherwise your proposal will be disqualified.

This article was penned by the author who is not related to the WBA and the statements, expressions or opinions referenced herein are that of the author alone and not the WBA.


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