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Eloy Perez vs Luis Cruz WBO Eliminator in The Works

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised by multiple sources that a deal is close for a WBO super featherweight eliminator between Eloy Perez (21-0-2) of Salinas, California and Luis Cruz of Las Piedras, Puerto Rico (18-0).

In January this eliminator was close to being set for February 18th in Washington before the talks collapsed. Since then Perez has picked up two more wins and Cruz picked up a win in April. 

The winner would be the mandatory challenger to Ricky Burns belt.

September 2nd is the likely date for the battle of unbeaten prospects. The venue is still to be determined.

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

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;10653106]Another Rican boxer close in getting a WBO belt in an eliminator/vacant/etc. What a surprise!![/QUOTE] Jesus christ the w.b.c is here.worlds biggest crybaby.gtfoh cruz is earning his shot.martinez was ex champ go figure.130 isn't popular as ppl think.

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 06-06-2011

[QUOTE=El C@cique@PR;10655619]:bottle::bottle: Cruz. fought his way up teh rankings just like Eloy Perez did, you cunt! :bottle::bottle: You cant compare the way Sulaiman, bends and twist his rules to the WBO is not even close!!![/QUOTE] Actually I see no [I]f[/I]ucking…

Comment by ChampBox@PR on 06-06-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;10655580]Doesn't matter against who. Don't you Ricans jump at every little thing the WBC does with Mexican boxers? What has Cruz done to get an eliminator? It's the WBO feeding it to their countrymen to get more money out…

Comment by richardt on 06-06-2011

Must make your sweetheart Rocky Martinez a bigger bum then cause Burns kicked his a$$ and butthurt PRBOXINGMORON the same night.

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 06-06-2011

[QUOTE=El C@cique@PR;10653206]Against a mexican, so here :bottle::bottle: Anyways, Cruz outboxes Perez and TKOs him in 7 rounds!!!![/QUOTE] Doesn't matter against who. Don't you Ricans jump at every little thing the WBC does with Mexican boxers? What has Cruz done to…

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