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Humberto Soto Comeback Confirmed For 6/25, Televisa

By Miguel Rivera

The return of World Boxing Council (WBC) lightweight champion Humberto Soto (55-7-2, 32KOs) has been confirmed. A date of June 25 has been reserved on Televisa, according to Soto's manager Antonio Lozada of Baja Boxing. Soto was going to return on May 7 in a rematch with Urbano Antillon on the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley undercard, but he later withdrew after announcing he was a promotional free agent. No opponent has been announced for the June date. As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Daniel Estrada has been the rumored opponent.

"We're working on it. The date is set, June 25, but several states [in Mexico] are interested in this fight and we are negotiating with some, both Mexican and foreign, to take the fight with Humberto Soto and make it as attractive as possible," indicated Lozada.

Soto will begin his concentration in Temoaya with his team led by his trainer Romulo Quirarte Jr.

Antonio “Cañitas” Lozada Jr. (23-0, 20 KOs) is likely to appear on the undercard, which is also going to include David “Morita” De la Mora (23-0, 16kOs) and Julio Cesar “Gatito” Félix (15-3, 6KOs).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by johncods on 04-26-2011

Dude is running scared of Bam Bam. he knows if he stays with top rank he's gonna have to fight Rios.

Comment by ELPERRO on 04-26-2011

I guess he's taking the Money route... He has a belt and he is negotiating with different foreign and mexico states for the right to host the fight. I guess he'll make more $$$ that way than chained up to…

Comment by koolttt on 04-26-2011

Soto man up and fight Rios!

Comment by [email protected] on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=mrlopez;10438726]is a joto.....He withdraws himself from the biggest fight card of the year(with him being in the main supporting bout) and you go on televisa? que pendejo...[/QUOTE] My exact sentiments!!!! :werd:

Comment by prinzemanspopa on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=Pastrano;10437926]Please, Rios doesn't come close to Soto in terms of boxing ability and ring savvy. Soto would take him apart and score a kd or two. I can see him winning 118-110 at least.[/QUOTE] Exactly what is you're trying to…

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