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Burgos in Line For The Garcia vs. Martinez Winner

By Francisco Salazar

Fans will be tuning in to watch the super featherweight showdown between Roman "Rocky" Martinez and Miguel "Mikey" Garcia in Corpus Christi, TX on Saturday night.

One person in particular though will be watching the fight with a possible vested interest.

Super featherweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos could fight the winner between Martinez and Garcia, Thompson Boxing Promotions Alex Camponovo told BoxingScene.com in a recent telephone interview.

Garcia is the mandatory challenger to Martinez's WBO super featherweight title. Burgos (30-1-2, 20 KOs) is ranked at number two.

"If all goes well, then it could look like Juan Carlos would fight the winner of the two early next year," said Camponovo.

Burgos is co-promotes by Thompson Boxing Promotions and Banner Promotions.

In his last fight on July 26th, Burgos fought to a 12 round split decision draw against Yakubu Amidu at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, CA.

Earlier this year on January 19, Burgos fought to a 12 round split decision draw against Martinez at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. He also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper, Knockout Nation, and Ring Magazine. He could be reached by email at [email protected] or on twitter at FSalazarBoxing .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ASR10 on 11-06-2013

[QUOTE=PETUFF;13905979]Burgos remind me Calderon haha:wtf::wtf: even Calderon was better than him:nana::banghead:[/QUOTE] hahaha puerto rican mexican hater..... burgos, the one who BEAT the crap out of rocky and was robbed. Get off this forum loser.

Comment by PETUFF on 11-05-2013

shup up !!please!! i am not a rican but i love the island boxers .......but this burgos is a joke he is a loser he lost to yakubu amidu and they rob the african :banghead::nana:

Comment by Rikanlynx86 on 11-05-2013

[QUOTE=PETUFF;13905979]Burgos remind me Calderon haha:wtf::wtf: even Calderon was better than him:nana::banghead:[/QUOTE] STFU already man, you making Puerto Rico look bad.

Comment by bigcursedawg on 11-05-2013

[QUOTE=285Kid;13905921]Miguel Garcia/Roman Martinez winner vs Argenis Mendez/Rances Barthelemy winner.. Juan Carlos Burgos vs Javier Fortuna maybe?[/QUOTE] Those are some good match ups. Throw Miura, Uchiyama, and Ao in the mix and you have some great fights matched up any way.…

Comment by TheMexHurricane on 11-05-2013

Pobrecito Burgos...... he should be making the champion's money in defending his title.:dunno:

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