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 Last update:  8/12/2011       Read more by Osman Rosales         
   
Erik Morales, Jose Alfaro Team Up on Matthysse, Soto
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By Osman Rosales Cruz

Nicaragua's Jose Alfaro, a former WBA world champion at 135 pounds, will land in Mexico City on Monday to train at the Otomi Centre with former three division world champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales. They will be sparring with each other and training for their upcoming fights. Morales actually fought and won a decision over Alfaro last year in Monterrey. Now the the men who traded punches have become allies and plan to help each other achieve the best possible conditions in camp.

Alfaro returns on September 3 in Los Mochis, Sinaloa against former three division champion Humberto "Zorrita" Soto, while Morales hits the ring on September 17th in Las Vegas against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse for the vacant WBC 140-pound title.

The news of this partnership won't be pleasing for Soto, who already has some anger over Morales being presented with the opportunity to fight for the vacant WBC title at 140. Soto vacated his WBC title at 135 and moved up in weight with the expectation of landing a title opportunity. He feels Morales, who returns from an April loss to Marcos Maidana, has not earned the opportunity.

Tags: Erik Morales , Lucas Matthysse , Humberto Soto , Morales-Matthysse , Morales vs Matthysse



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comment by MexicanPoster, on 08-12-2011
[QUOTE=El Talegon]El terrible will woop the sh1t out of soto..[/QUOTE] El terribel has ducked Soto for years, since 2007. last year, Morales was given a shot at Soto's WBC 135lbs title, but Morales refused to fight Soto, cause he knows Soto is a dangerous puncher. [url]http://www.boxings...

comment by MexicanPoster, on 08-12-2011
[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto]Soto is not a three-division word champion. He's only won belts at 130 and 135 lbs. The 126 lbs. belt was an interim belt. It doesn't count. Please correct your mistake writer!!![/QUOTE] Soto has won world titles in 3 different weight divisions. http://static.boxrec.co...

comment by MexicanPoster, on 08-12-2011
[QUOTE=onechance87]soto aint about shlt.,[/QUOTE] Soto is a 3-Time/Divisional World Champion and has made over 10 title defenses. Soto has already been in 14 World Title fights, and scared off Pacman, JMM, EM, MAB, Valero and so many others into not fighting him. what has Rios done??? 2...

comment by El Talegon, on 08-12-2011
El terrible will woop the sh1t out of soto..

comment by El Talegon, on 08-12-2011
[quote=carlos alberto]soto is not a three-division word champion. He's only won belts at 130 and 135 lbs. The 126 lbs. Belt was an interim belt. It doesn't count. Please correct your mistake writer!!![/quote]thats right bro

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