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Erik Morales Says Humberto Soto is Possibly Next

By Osiris Mendez Cruz, notifight.com

Former four-division world champion, Erik Morales (52-9, 36KOs), is ready to start training for his final two career fights. The first match will happen in early August, with the second taking place before the end of the year in Tijuana. Morales says a potential opponent is former champion Humberto Soto (60-8-2, 34KOs), who returns on June 8th against Hiroshi Nakamori (33-5-1, 20KOs) in Tijuana.

"My idea is to fight in early August and prepare for my farewell, which will take place later this year with all of my people of Tijuana and that will close my cycle of work after twenty years in boxing. Soto fights in Tijuana against a Japanese opponent. The idea is to fight the winner. In fact, there has been talk of a fight with [Soto] for several years and now it might happen," Morales said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tangalog2200 on 05-21-2013

[QUOTE=DanboSmitty;13398866]Show some respect[/QUOTE] very well said.... i also think eric should have retired a few fights back... but as he wishes to continue..., what the heck..... he is one true blood mexican fighter...one i admire...win or lose

Comment by iLovesoccermoms on 05-21-2013

damn it.. Erik never wanting easy fights..

Comment by 100%BoXeOAzTeKa on 05-21-2013

[QUOTE=JaguaresMx;13398983]My favorite boxer ever....first live fight I ever saw was young Erik. He used to BALLOON up in weight, which accelerated his already rapid decline. I can't take it anymore. He doesn't need the money as far as I know.…

Comment by dnut17 on 05-20-2013

This would've been in nice in 05-06.

Comment by JaguaresMx on 05-20-2013

My favorite boxer ever....first live fight I ever saw was young Erik. He used to BALLOON up in weight, which accelerated his already rapid decline. I can't take it anymore. He doesn't need the money as far as I know.…

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