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Edwin Valero Wants The Big Names at 135-Pounds

By Mark Vester

On the shelf since his June battering of Japan's Takehiro Shimada, Edwin Valero is looking for much bigger fights at the lightweight limit of 135-pounds. He recently vacated his WBA super featherweight title, citing weight issues in his August 31 letter that was sent over to the sanctioning body.

“Without your support and understanding I would never have my career as a fighter and status that I have today,” Valero said. “On my last fight I suffered very much to make weight. I cannot continue fighting at super featherweight division anymore.”

There have been reports in some of the Panama press that Valero could challenge the winner of the WBC eliminator between Antonio Pitalua and Jose Armando Santa Cruz, set for September 20 in Mexico. Though, a few months ago Valero told MaxBoxing's Doug Fischer that he would take a big fight at lightweight in a minute, including a fight with the current WBA/WBC/WBO champ Nate Campbell.

“I’d do it immediately to fight Pacquiao or Marquez or Nate Campbell," Valero said. “From what I saw in his fight with Juan Diaz, he’s a man with a lot of heart and stamina. We would make for a great fight because I have a lot of heart and stamina, and we don’t give up so easy.”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boofdatruth on 09-06-2008

[QUOTE=Bogler;4032926]lol make a poll and see who wants to bang whose chicks... errr.. yours is a walrus btw..a sealion? who wants to bang that... that... thing?? u keep talkin about valero chasing pac, how could the fucker make a fight…

Comment by Bogler on 09-06-2008

[QUOTE=Boofdatruth;4032891]Wa...wa...wa...was did you say son? My name is Elvis...wa...wa...what's up with the side burns on those chicks lol...[/QUOTE] lol make a poll and see who wants to bang whose chicks... errr.. yours is a walrus btw..a sealion? who wants to…

Comment by Boofdatruth on 09-06-2008

[QUOTE=Pullcounter;4032900]um... isn't valero known for that brawl first ask questions later style?[/QUOTE] Yeah, that's how he made his bones. He has calmed down big time.

Comment by Pullcounter on 09-06-2008

[QUOTE=Boofdatruth;4032859]Valero is better than Diaz and Morales and would beat them both in the same night. Of course we are talking about the Morales who fought Diaz. Valero is a force to be reckoned with. He is going to show…

Comment by Boofdatruth on 09-06-2008

[QUOTE=Chups;4028657]WTF?? So you're rooting for Barrios now? :wtf1:[/QUOTE] Chups, get rid of the Marquez sig, and we all make mistakes...it happens even with the best lol. You Pac fans are going to get tired of me talking about Valero. He…

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