A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Lee to face Bunema on May 18
Once-beaten middleweight fringe contender Andy Lee is set to face veteran Alex Bunema in Rosemont, Ill., on May 18, according to Chicago-area promoter Bobby Hitz.
Promoter Bobby Hitz has announced that Andy Lee will face Alex Bunema in the main event of a May 18 show at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.
Lee (25-1, 19 knockouts), a middleweight contender from Ireland, is fresh off a startling 10th-round knockout victory over previously unbeaten Craig McEwan, an HBO fight in which he was trailing on all scorecards.
Bunema (31-7-2, 17 KOs) has fought multiple name-brand opponents and boasts victories over former world champions Roman Karmazin and Vince Phillips.
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