Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Top Rank win purse bids to stage Beterbiev v Koelling.
A purse bid meeting was held at the IBF's Springfield New Jersey HQ this week for the rights to promote the upcoming IBF light heavyweight Eliminator between Undefeated Artur Beterbiev and Enrico Koelling.. The meeting was to determine a fight location, a scheduled date and a purse split amount.. The two highest bidders to emerge were Top Rank Inc and German based Sauerland Events.. Top Ranks bid was $315.000 while Sauerland Events bid a conservative $80.000. The Purse split was determined as 75% going to Beterbiev and 25% to the number 3 ranked Koelling. Top Rank have a 90 day limit to stage the event..