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Erik Morales-Pablo Cesar Cano is Set For "Star Power"

By Miguel Rivera

The WBC has advised BoxingScene.com that Pablo Cesar Cano (22-0-1, 17 KOs) has been approved to face Erik Morales (51-7, 35 KOs) for the vacant WBC junior welterweight title on September 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Cano replaces the ill Lucas Matthysse who withdrew on Thursday. The fight is going to be televised on HBO pay-per-view as part of the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz "Star Power" event. Cano is trained by Mexican veteran Rudy Perez, who trains Marcos Maidana and used to train Morales' old rival Marco Antonio Barrera.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ringlife on 09-12-2011

I mean the guy Cano has a good record everybody in the division is got something going on so why not have this fight on the card.

Comment by delpilar on 09-10-2011

With less than 2 weeks notice, Cano is about to be massacred. What a shame! GBP should have cancelled this important fight for Erik's legacy.

Comment by skillswin on 09-10-2011

BTW don't blame Erick...el chino did not want to fight

Comment by skillswin on 09-10-2011

[QUOTE=jrosales13;11110153]You have become Strugg-like troll. :nonono: Don't know what happened to you. It sucks cuz' you have more knowledge than Strugg does. But, you no better as a poster.[/QUOTE] he's Strugg......

Comment by eveningmass79 on 09-10-2011

[QUOTE=-Kev-;11110971]Please, don't ever do that again. Don't compare De Niro to Morales in any way, with any example. De Niro is at least a top 30 great of all time, Morales ain't even in the top 50 best boxers of…

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