Wednesday, July 31, 2013

IBF Approves Thompson-Pulev Bout As Final Eliminator!

The International Boxing Federation has given its approval for the bout between DC heavyweight Tony "The Tiger" Thompson and Kubrat "The Cobra" Pulev of Bulgaria to be a final eliminator.  The bout will take place on Saturday, August 24 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

A win for Thompson (38-3, 26 KO's) will put him in the mandatory slot -- for the third time -- against Wladimir Klitschko for a world title.  Pulev (17-0, nine KO's) will be defending his IBF International Heavyweight title.

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