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 Last update:  9/30/2013       Read more by Random Hits         
   
Andy Lee Targets Marco Antonio Rubio WBC Clash
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Irish middleweight star Andy Lee, (30W-2L, 21KOs) is available and ready to fight Mexican warrior Marco Antonio Rubio (58W-6L-1D, 50KOs) for the WBC interim middleweight title if ordered by the World Boxing Council whilst Sergio Martinez, WBC middleweight champion recoveries from injury.

The winner could then fight Sergio Martinez for the WBC green middleweight championship title belt when he makes a full recovery.

Team Lee believe the conquest makes good boxing sense with Lee ranked WBC # 7 and WBA # 8 and Rubio ranked WBC #1 and WBO # 3.

Both Irish and Mexican boxing fans like a good slugfest and they turn out at the box office to support their fighters.

Lee was due to fight Italian Domenico Spada (38W-4L, 19KOs) for the WBC Silver Belt on September 28, 2013 in Manchester, England on the undercard to David Haye v Tyson Fury, British heavyweight blockbuster event. However the event was cancelled due to David Haye sustaining a cut above his eye during sparring.

Lee commented ‘If the WBC were to order a fight between me and Marco Antonio Rubio for the WBC interim middleweight title I would certainly be up for the fight. We are both experience fighters and have maintained our top 10 world rankings over the last few years. I think it would make a great fight.’

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comment by nycsmooth, on 10-01-2013
I like this bout & favor Rubio w/his experience & better opposition...should b xcellent fan's fight

comment by Bigg Rigg, on 10-01-2013
Lee could end up getting himself some hardware here.

comment by Koba-Grozny, on 10-01-2013
[QUOTE=londoner]Could be good for Lee if he gets the fight. The Irishman has never even near lived up to what Manny Steward saw in him but he can box and his punches sting and Rubio, although a banger, is not the kind of Mexican who swarms all over you. Lee on points imo. Interim is as far as h...

comment by londoner, on 10-01-2013
Could be good for Lee if he gets the fight. The Irishman has never even near lived up to what Manny Steward saw in him but he can box and his punches sting and Rubio, although a banger, is not the kind of Mexican who swarms all over you. Lee on points imo. Interim is as far as he's ever going t...

comment by Ringlife, on 09-30-2013
I like this match up.

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