Antonio DeMarco Stops Roman, Linares Rematch Next
By Miguel Rivera
Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, Mexico - WBC lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco (27-2-1, 20 KOs) stopped Miguel “Mickey” Roman (37-9, 28 KOs) in the fifth round to retain his title for the first time. Next up for DeMarco is a possible rematch with Jorge Linares in the month of July. The WBC ordered the rematch at their December convention, but allowed the champion to make a voluntary defense. Linares (31-2, 20KOs), who was stopped by DeMarco in the eleventh round last October, will return on March 31 against Sergio Thompson in Cancun.
Good job Demarco, I had a hunch Tony would win but not that early into the fight. Talk about a rematch with Linares sounds good. It's gonna be another hell of a fight, can't wait...I just hope the winner of…Comment by any craic lad? on 03-18-2012
Was Demarco in complete control last night Mush?Didnt expect a KO to come if it was til very lateComment by mushahadeen on 03-18-2012
DeMarco has really been impressive. Can't wait to see if Linares can change the outcome second time around.Comment by Hougigo on 03-18-2012
I'll take Linares in the rematchComment by piojo del norte on 03-18-2012
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