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Cintron vs Jones Showdown Possible With Molina Win

By Lem Satterfield

BoxingScene.com spoke to legendary Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum the future of former champion Kermit Cintron (32-3-1, 28 KOs), should he get beyond his July 9 clash with tough Carlos Molina (18-4-2, six KOs), who is riding an unbeaten streak of 10-0-1 that includes two stoppages and who himself never has been knocked out.

Arum floated the idea of a Cintron clash with Philadelphia's unbeaten, 28-year-old welterweight prospect Mike Jones (24-0, 18 KOs), who has a June 25 bout opposite Raul Monoz (22-13-1, 16 KOs) at his hometown South Philly Arena.

"If Kermit Cintron wins, then he goes right into the mix. We've got a lot of good welterweights that we could put  him in with. Maybe Mike Jones. There are a lot of good spots there. Kermit Cintron against Mike Jones would just be a good local fight there in Atlantic City, and I think that it would draw really well," Arum told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Steak on 06-18-2011

good fight, bt Id rather see Cintron-Cotto.

Comment by EZ E on 06-18-2011

Com'on folks, we all know how miserably kermit has looked in the past. The Angulo win was practically ages ago. He can "Humpty Dumpty" on us at any given moment. He tends to crack. And he's a terrible actor too.…

Comment by ELPERRO on 06-17-2011

Don't count Molina out just yet. Molina is a pressure fighter and Cintron has problems with that type of style. He got beat by Margarito twice and barely escaped with a victory against an ill but tough Angulo. Cintron/Jones would…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 06-17-2011

Cintron beats molina easy I dont jones can handle cintron he barely survived soto cintron will be champ if arum has this plan set up

Comment by MrFynest on 06-17-2011

Kermit should've stayed at super WW. He was a big welterweight and seemed to be comfy at 154. Unless a big fight emerged at WW (Berto, Ortiz, Pac, Floyd) he should stay at 154. Not drop down to possible fight…

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