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WBA calls purse bid for Povetkin-Klitschko

The World Boxing Association has ordered a purse bid for the mandatory fight between heavyweight super champion Wladimir Klitschko and regular champion Alexander Povetkin. The WBA Championships Committee announced that the auction will take place on April 23 at WBA Headquarters in Panama City with WBA Executive Vice President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza presiding. The minimum bid will be one million dollars, and the purse split will be 75% to Klitschko, 25% to Povetkin. The fight date must be between July 15 and August 31.

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