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Cristian Mijares-Raul Martinez Being Pushed By The IBF

By Jhonny Gonzalez

According to "El Siglo de Torreón," the super flyweight champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Mexico's Cristian Mijares (41-6, 18KOs), will be defend his belt on May 14 in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. The report indicates that the IBF wants Mijares to defend the title against the official challenger, Raul 'The Cobra' Martinez (28-1, 16 KO's) of San Antonio, Texas, who won the title right in a playoff battle with Rodrigo Guerrero.

But, Mijares' team has already agreed to face the fifth ranked boxer under the IBF, French fighter Malik Bouziane (13-1-1, 1 KO's), so a quick resolution has to be made.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by microMXL on 03-30-2011

I hope Crisitan don't loose the floor again

Comment by jpmesq0332 on 03-30-2011

[QUOTE=-Johannes-;10301243] If this fight happens Mijares is going to outbox Martinez, Gatito Guerrero beat this guy and Martinez was given a gift. :boxing:[/QUOTE] Martinez' win over Gatito Guerrero was hardly "a gift", though I'll grant you it was close. Guerrero…

Comment by -Johannes- on 03-29-2011

[QUOTE=King Koopa;10300046]BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Rosas can't get a rematch? What gives??[/QUOTE] Rosas is no match for Mijares. Come on now. Did you see the first fight? If this fight happens Mijares is going to outbox Martinez, Gatito Guerrero beat this guy and…

Comment by King Koopa on 03-29-2011

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Rosas can't get a rematch? What gives??

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