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 Last update:  5/13/2014       Read more by Rey Colon         
   
Fres Oquendo-Ruslan Chagaev in Talks For June 7th
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By Rey Colon

Heavyweight contender Fres "Fast Fres" Oquendo (37-7, 24 KO's), who reappeared on Saturday in Kansas City and stopped Galen Brown (41-27-1, 24 KO's) in two rounds, is working his way to another title shot, by moving up the ladder in the rankings of the World Boxing Association (WBA).

According to Oquendo, there are ongoing talks to face former champion Ruslan Chagaev (32-2-1, 20 KOs) of Uzbekistan on June 7th for the vacant WBA "regular" heavyweight crown. In 2011 Chagaev dropped a unanimous decision against Alexander Povetkin  and he's won five bouts since then.

"It is possible that I'll fight for the vacant WBA title against Chagaev, a former world champion who is sixth in the rankings. We are already negotiating and date is June 7 in Chechnya. We have to go there because it's a title shot and I can not pass it up," Oquendo said.

Rey Colon covers boxing in Puerto Rico for thesportpress.com

Tags: Ruslan Chagaev , Fres Oquendo


 

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comment by Scott-Weiland, on 07-02-2014
[QUOTE=285Kid]Luis Ortiz fighting for the WBA Interim Belt Vlad beat Povetkin and then the WBA Regular belt became vacant because he was already the WBA Super champion[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=285Kid]Luis Ortiz fighting for the WBA Interim Belt Chagaev or Fres to face Ortiz winner fo...

comment by 285Kid, on 07-01-2014
[QUOTE=Scott.Weiland]What happened too Ortiz,I thought he was mandated challenger,obviously Povetkin now faces Charr.Ortiz had other plans too ?[/QUOTE] Luis Ortiz fighting for the WBA Interim Belt [QUOTE=Hougigo]Vacant....lol. It's vacant because Klit absorbed it[/QUOTE] Vlad beat Po...

comment by Pigeons, on 05-13-2014
I hope this happens. Just so Fres Oquendo could have a shot at becoming heavyweight champion. Just typing that makes me smile. This is heavyweight boxing in 2014. Doesn't say much for the future.

comment by joe strong, on 05-13-2014
decent scrap but neither should be considered for a title shot...

comment by Hougigo, on 05-13-2014
Vacant....lol. It's vacant because Klit absorbed it

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