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Fortuna vs. Hyland in Play For Pacquiao-Marquez PPV

By Rick Reeno

Multiple sources have advised BoxingScene.com that hard-punching featherweight contender Javier Fortuna (20-0, 15KOs) is going to see action on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard on December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Fortuna will reportedly face unbeaten Irish boxer Patrick Hyland (27-0, 12KOs) - and the fight will very likely be part of the HBO pay-per-view.

As reported earlier, Celestino Caballero vacated his WBA "regular" featherweight title. Sources in Panama have indicated to BoxingScene that Fortuna-Hyland will potentially have the vacant interim-WBA belt at stake.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by illpapi on 10-15-2012

Does anyone know if this fight is actually happening?

Comment by New England on 10-08-2012

fortuna is a f[COLOR="Black"]uck[/COLOR]ing beast.

Comment by illpapi on 10-08-2012

War Fortuna! Bring it home!

Comment by nycsmooth on 10-08-2012

I applaud Sampson Lewkowicz in the great way he's handling Fortuna both in his opponents & the manner of his xposure...he will fight 4 a title b4 '13 ends...

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 10-08-2012

[QUOTE=4Corners;12587552]I think Gamboa will be okay. He looks to be returning. But yeah, I don't know. I just know Dib tweeted that to 50 yesterday.[/QUOTE] Yea well, like I said I don't have high hopes for these Cubans anymore (except…

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