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 Last update:  4/26/2011       Read more by Jhonny Gonzalez            &
Edgar Sosa Starts Training For Last Fight Before Title Shot
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By Jhonny Gonzalez

Edgar Sosa has resumed training with a direct focus on the next defense of his WBC international flyweight title. The date, venue and opponent will soon be announced. Sosa, also the WBC emeritus champion, has enjoyed two weeks of vacation. Sosa (41-6, 24 KOs) promised that his upcoming fight will be the last stop before a title showdown with the full champion of the WBC, Pongsaklek Wongjongkam of Thailand.

"I was very happy to be with my family, but now it is time to begin preparing for my second fight of the year. I ran for 20 minutes and I completed four rounds of shadow boxing. In all, I'm feeling very good. I'm eager to know the name of my opponent so I can begin the more serious stage of my camp," Sosa said.

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comment by giacomino, on 04-26-2011
I don't know, but if that's the case, Sosa will be fighting somebody in the same boat because Wonjongkam has held the title for 13 months and defended once, barely outpointing a 14-4 guy. He has beaten four nobodies in tune-ups. This year he has fought three guys with a combined record of 1-7. So...

comment by Carlos Alberto, on 04-26-2011
I hope I'm wrong, but I think Sosa's days as an elite fighter may be over. What other explanation might there be for him taking so many tune-ups. Since his comeback, all of his fights have been against oponents who are subpar. I think they (he and his managers) know this and are just cashing out ...

comment by isar, on 04-26-2011
I remember reading the same thing before the last fight(and before that). At that rate Segura might beat him to a title fight at 112

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