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Fight between Lyell and Nelson could be announced this week

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - We could now something by Wednesday the weekend if a fight between Billy Lyell and Willie Nelson.

Jack Loew tells 21 Sports Director Dana Balash that Rumble Time and Dibella Entertainment, who promote Nelson, have met all of the demands of Lyell, including raising his payday to $15,000 and a shot at the NABF title.

Lyell's manager, Pat Nelson, says, "If those are the terms and we have it in writing, we'll take the fight."

Nelson says he expects to meet with the show promoter, Steve Smith, in New Hampshire this week to possibly work out the details.

Loew says they have two other names as possible opponents if Lyell declines the bout.

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