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Antonio DeMarco-Miguel Roman Deal Made For March 17th

By Miguel Rivera

BoxingScene.com has received confirmation that Antonio DeMarco (26-2-1, 19KOs) will make the first defense of his WBC lightweight title against Miguel "Mickey" Roman (37-9, 28 KOs) on March 17th in Los Mochis, Mexico. Televisa will broadcast the fight. The winner will have to face Jorge Linares, per the directive of the WBC.

"I just found out [that I'm fighting him] and I have taken it as extra motivation because we know that Miguel likes to fight and no one has knocked him out. We will design the right strategy which allows us to go out with his arm raised and, if by knockout, that would be best. I would be honored to finish a seasoned fighter like Roman before the limit," DeMarco said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giacomino on 02-17-2012

Really? Roman lost a featherweight title fight last year and was dropped and lost a decision at 130 in December. And now he's getting a title fight at lightweight? He must have the world's best promoter

Comment by Hougigo on 02-17-2012

Hopefully we'll get to see a Linares match in the future.

Comment by any craic lad? on 02-17-2012

Decent fight thought it would be Sanabria but even though Roman is moving up he should still give Tony somewhat off a test and then he has never been stopped either.I think Tony might stop him late otherwise its a…

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