Darchinyan Demanding The Winner of Vazquez-Marquez

By Rick Reeno was advised by promoter Gary Shaw that WBC/WBA super flyweight champion Vic Darchinyan is pushing for a fight against the the winner of the fourth fight between Israel Vazquez and Rafael Marquez, which takes place on May 22 at Staples Center in California. Darchinyan moves back up to bantamweight on May 20 when he takes on Eric Barcelona for the vacant IBO title. Contrary to published reports, the Barcelona fight will not be televised by Showtime in any fashion.

After Barcelona, Darchinyan plans to return in the August on Showtime. A fight against Marquez or Vazquez at featherweight would require a dangerous leap in weight. He would go up from a limit of 118 [for Barcelona] to a limit of 126-pounds. Shaw tells BoxingScene that Darchinyan knows the risks involved and still wants the fight.

"He asked me to get him the winner of Vazquez-Marquez. What can I say, he wants the fight. He likes that fight," Shaw said to

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by buster007 on 05-13-2010

well considering that vic has sparred with the bloke then i think he would know more on who he can beat or he wouldn't want the fight would he. undisputed champ but he is no good huh? lol. keep hating…

Comment by SluggerFan on 05-12-2010

Buster, Vic Glasschinyan is a has-been and almost a never was. After Donaire bitch-slapped him, he started to make a run and them moved up one weight class to bantam and came crashing down. Vic is way too small to…

Comment by toolegit on 05-12-2010

come on vicky darchy, face your fear in donaire. only way you can get a revenge is to fight him. don't be a p.....y.

Comment by PittyPat on 05-12-2010

[QUOTE=buster007;8352190]he is one of the few boxers who has not ducked anybody but u still sook.[/QUOTE] He begged for Donaire again, but then bogged off. That's ducking and a half.

Comment by Team Vitaminas on 05-12-2010

[quote=buster007;8352190]u vic haters r embarrassing yourselves. he cleaned out his division and was first undisputed champ in history but somehow now has zero chance to beat anybody at any weight, lol. he is one of the few boxers who has…

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