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Old 12-11-2012, 04:16 PM   #16
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Default Re: Burns fight off, Allegedly claims Derry Matthews knocked fight back...

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Originally Posted by Beeston Brawler View Post
Rees was offered the fight with Burns - a figure of 50k was bandied about at the time.

However there was a sticking point over options, Allegedly wanted five apparently, though he insisted it was only () three.

Rees said on Boxrec that he wanted to remain a Matchroom fighter for the forseeable and has worked hard to get himself high in the rankings and might get a shot elsewhere in the next 12 months.

As for Mathews, I don't blame him for turning down 15k, he's on a bit of a hiding to nothing, especially with only a few days notice. He'd be doing Allegedly a big favour so is entitled to a bit of a premium.
what sort oof options does he mean?always wondered what they meant when people mentioned them?
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