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Chris John Will Not Wait, Plans To Fight in Jakarta

By Jhonny Gonzalez

The WBA's featherweight champion in recess, Chris John (44-0-2, 22KOs), will not wait for Yuriorkis Gamboa. In the next few days, John plans to announce the date and opponent for his next fight. He will defend his title for the 14th time in Jakarta, Indonesia. John last fought in December and won an easy unanimous decision over Argentinian boxer Fernando David Saucedo.

Last year the WBA ordered Gamboa and John to fight each other but no agreement has been reached. Gamboa is the "super champion" at featherweight and John is the WBA's "super champion in recess." Gamboa will defend his WBA crown, and the IBF's version, on March 26 against Jorge Solis in Atlantic City.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tomasio on 02-06-2011

[B][I]This "PARASITE" organism (WBA) has a real mess!! John(who is the REAL champ) is a (SO-CALLED)"Super" Champ in "RECESS" & Gamboa is now considered the "Super" Champ & somehow Barros became the "Regular" Champion in his last fight when he…

Comment by Iceta Lives on 02-06-2011

[QUOTE=daggum;10066570]it's to their mutual benefit if john and gamboa don't fight. john and gamboa can keep fighting bums and collecting easy paydays. both parties are happy and everyone wins!(but the fans but who cares about those fukks)[/QUOTE] Hasegawa and Gonzalez…

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 02-06-2011

John is a good fighter, but you're smoking crack if you think he 1. Beat Marquez and 2. The fight was close. Truth is Marquez was robbed and the fight wasnt even close. Fight should have been 8-4 period.

Comment by daggum on 02-06-2011

it's to their mutual benefit if john and gamboa don't fight. john and gamboa can keep fighting bums and collecting easy paydays. both parties are happy and everyone wins!(but the fans but who cares about those fukks)

Comment by KingVick on 02-06-2011

arum likes to stock up on divisons. so chances are its not john's fault hes getting bull crap fights.

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