Originally Posted by NOTDYE
i thought nasser was saying last night something about there being no mandatory at the moment cause lacy is out and two people would have to fight for the mandatory spot.. i think he said they had at least 6 months.
It could be because Bute is not interested in a paper title when he has earned the right to fight for the IBF Title.
I don't think even Lacy was number one rated challenger...... It was vacant with Lacy being 2......Bute rated 3 ......and that Russian Dude 4.....and I forget who was rated 5.