BAYSANGUROV TO DEFEND 154-POUND STRAP VS. ANDRADE
Press Release: A purse bid was held today in San Juan, Puerto Rico for a WBO 154-pounmd title bout between champion Zaurbek Baysangurov and top rated and undefeated contender Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade. The winning bid by K2 Promotions was $501,000, which topped the joint bid of $401,000 from Star Boxing and Banner Promotions. Details of this world title bout will be announced shortly. A native of Providence, Rhode, Island, the 25 year-old Andrade was a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team. He is coming off a ten round shutout decision win over former world title challenger Freddy Hernandez on January 25th that improved his pro record to 19-0.