Warriors Boxing wins purse bid for DeGale-Dirrell
- Updated: March 11, 2015
A purse bid took place yesterday in Springfield, New Jersey for the super middleweight title fight between IBF titlist James DeGale and Andre Dirrell.
The two bidders were Matchroom Sport and Warriors Boxing Promotions, with Warriors Boxing winning the bid with a $3,100,000.00 offer.
Matchroom Sport’s bid was $2,105,000.00.
The purse will be split 50/50 and Warriors Boxing has until March 25 to submit final contracts for the bout to the IBF, according to the governing body, with a maximum of 90 days to stage the fight.