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Ben Shalom Confident Yarde vs. Buatsi Fight Will Come to Fruition

Ben Shalom, the man behind Boxxer promotions, remains unfazed by reports of Frank Warren's challenges in agreeing on terms for a potential fight between Anthony Yarde and Joshua Buatsi. Despite Warren's comments about the need for Yarde and his team to accept the existing agreement, Shalom is optimistic that a solution will be reached.



Ben Shalom


The promoters have already settled on a 50-50 purse split for the fight, which is expected to take place in London in June. The bout between the rival light heavyweights has garnered significant attention in British boxing circles, with Shalom acknowledging its status as one of the most sought-after matchups in the country.


While acknowledging the complexities of negotiations, Shalom expressed confidence that both Yarde and Buatsi are eager for the fight to happen. He emphasized that it is normal for promoters and fighters to seek the best terms for themselves but noted that there is a positive outlook for the bout.


Shalom highlighted Buatsi's recent victory over Dan Azeez and Yarde's impressive performance against Marko Nikolic as indicators of the fighters' readiness for the bout. He reiterated that the fight has been agreed upon by the promoters and expressed hope that a final agreement between the fighters could be reached soon.


With everyone involved eager to see the fight happen, Shalom remains optimistic about the outcome and looks forward to sitting down with all parties involved to finalize the details.

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