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Angulo, With Nacho's Backing, Feels Ready For Vanes

By Miguel Rivera

At the Nido Sport Center in Mexicali, Baja California, junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo (20-1, 17KOs) returned to stop Joseph Gomez (17-5-1, 8KOs) in the first round to capture the vacant WBC Continental Americas light middleweight title. A few weeks ago, the WBC ordered a mandatory eliminator between Angulo and unbeaten Vanes Martirosyan, with the winner landing a shot at the WBC 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

In Angulo's corner on Saturday night was hall of fame trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain. Angulo feels ready for the eliminator with Vanes and he's willing to take the fight next. Nacho expects very big things for Angulo and he thinks Angulo's new promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, will secure the fight with Vanes.

"I think he's a very strong fighter. To me he's between puncher and a boxer, and I think if he puts in a little effort more effort then he can develop a little more," Nacho said. "He's an interim champion, and I believe that his new promoter will take of him and the [fight with Vanes] is going to be a reality."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sebastianb7312 on 08-22-2011

[QUOTE=uglypug;11020334]lol that damn bottle again! i think vanes is a good boxer/puncher, but he will get beat by canelo and angulo. trout im not sure about - did he really drop him twice and beat him in the ammy's?[/QUOTE][url]http://www.life.com/image/3025937[/url].. hERE…

Comment by Ringlife on 08-21-2011

Angulo vs Vanes hopefully it happens early next year what a good fight this will be.

Comment by theplayerpimp on 08-21-2011

[QUOTE=ralph22;11019365]im worry nacho took arce's ferracity and his fighters are not heavy handed[/QUOTE] I think a better fit for angulo would be capetillo have him fight like margs. But at least with nacho he will learn a few tricks and…

Comment by UglyPug on 08-21-2011

[QUOTE=sebastianb7312;11019232]Mooching off there drawing power huh? You mean like Maravagina is mooching when he says he want to fight 2 weight classes down against Manny, Khan or even Mayweather...Cuz if he was a real bad ass he would fight against…

Comment by ralph22 on 08-21-2011

im worry nacho took arce's ferracity and his fighters are not heavy handed

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