Advertisement
Advertisement

Javier Fortuna-Miguel Zamudio on April 19, ESPN FNF

By Francisco Salazar

Interim featherweight world title holder Javier Fortuna will fight Miguel Zamudio on April 19th on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights, promoter Sampson Lewkowicz confirmed to BoxingScene.com Wednesday morning.
 
Although earlier reports had the fight taking place in Fortuna's native Dominican Republic, Lewkowicz explained that he is still attempting to secure a location for the fight to take place. That venue and city will probably be in the United States to accomdate ESPN.
 
Fortuna (21-0, 15 KOs) will make the first defense of the WBA interim title he won n December 8th over Patrick Hyland at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.
 
Fortuna has trained for previous fights alongside Sergio Martinez in Port Hueneme, CA.
 
Hailing from Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico, Zamudio (25-1-1, 13 KOs) won an eight round split decision over Gilberto Bolanos on December 14th. He is unbeaten in his last 21 bouts in a row since being stopped in the second round by Adrian Young in December of 2009.
 
April 19th will mark the first time Zamudio will be fighting outside of Mexico.

Tags: Javier Fortuna image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MASTER1454 on 03-07-2013

[QUOTE=LAFIRPO;13117817]Of course I am mad. LOL. I am paying like $20 to see quality, competitive fights on HBO, and the only thing I am getting are mismatches and showcases by Al Haymon events. It's like buying the NBA PASS and…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-07-2013

[quote=LAFIRPO] Quote: Originally Posted by MASTER1454 Me 3. Russell gets hit, & hit good, not like the cupcakes he's been fighting... You mad? Thurman is another Mayorga, except with couth..... Of course I am mad. LOL. I am paying like…

Comment by illpapi on 03-07-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;13116272]Interim featherweight world title holder Javier Fortuna will fight Miguel Zamudio on April 19th on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights, promoter Sampson Lewkowicz confirmed to BoxingScene.com Wednesday morning. Although earlier reports had the fight taking place in Fortuna's native Dominican Republic,…

Comment by LAFIRPO on 03-06-2013

[QUOTE=MASTER1454;13116577]Me 3. Russell gets hit, & hit good, not like the cupcakes he's been fighting... You mad? Thurman is another Mayorga, except with couth.....[/QUOTE] Of course I am mad. LOL. I am paying like $20 to see quality, competitive fights…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 03-06-2013

[QUOTE=lopez36;13116291]would like to see fortuna against Russell[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;13116443]Me too, Fortuna is a big puncher just like Russell. It's a toss up fight[/QUOTE] Me 3. Russell gets hit, & hit good, not like the cupcakes he's been fighting... [QUOTE=LAFIRPO;13116448]If Fortuna was…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (15)
Top Headlines Joseph Parker's Trainer Laughs at Haumono Protesting KO Loss Tapales Must Be in Top Form To Beat WBO Champ Sor Singyu Golovkin's Coach: We Wanted Ward, It Will Eventually Happen! Pacquiao's Ex-Trainer Warns Him To Stay Away From Crawford David Price vs. Eric Molina Showdown in Play For The Fall SHO’s Prospect Factory Churns Through Milestone Anniversary Roach Makes it Clear That Pacquiao Will Not Be 'One and Done' Eleider Alvarez Will Get Adonis Stevenson Next, Says Michel Chocolatito Admits Decision To Face Cuadras is a Big Career Risk Ricardo Mayorga's Wife Denies Fighter Was Drunk in Photo Chaise Nelson Goes The Distance in Recent Win Joseph Parker vs. Alexander Dimitrenko Finalized For October 1 NYSAC Under Fire After State Investigation Into Magomed Claims Photos: Chocolatito, Cuadras Go Face To Face in California AIBA To Review Testing Records of All Russian Olympic Boxers Bellew To Return On October 15; Smiths To Feature, Price Too? Jessie Vargas Looking For The Biggest Opportunity Possible Mikey Garcia Willing To Travel To UK To Fight Flanagan Next Denton Daley Goes For Commonwealth Belt on September 9 Moises Flores: I Have All The Tools To Defeat Rigondeaux! Loeffler Confirms: Golovkin Would Have Fought Degale at 168 AIBA Denies Allegations of Trying To Take Over Boxing Ruslan Chagaev Vanishes, Stripped of The WBA World Title Vyacheslav Shabranskyy-Oscar Riojas on LA Fight Club, 8/19 Andre Ward vs. Alexander Brand Lands on BoxNation Whyte: No KO, I Want To Punish Allen and Hurt Him Real Bad! Oscar Valdez To Make First Defense in Tucson in November? Andrade Tabs Andre Ward To Expose Kovalev's Flaws, Win Big Golovkin's Coach: DeGale at 168 Was Fine, Hearn Offered Brook Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol: Post-Fight Report Card Guy Robb on Marriaga WBO Eliminator, Picks Ward Over Kovalev AIBA Planning Additional Changes For Olympic Boxers Golovkin's Coach: Only Floyd Mayweather Can Really Test GGG Anthony Upton Drills Luke Paddock For English Title Abel Sanchez: No Pacquiao, I Want Crawford vs. Danny Garcia! Alan Castano: My Goal Was To Win, Not Outdo My Brother “Fighting Words” - When Good Fighters Meet Great Ones Canelo's Trainer Wants Him To Knock Liam Smith Out Vide: Jose Ramirez on Crawford's Performance, Ring Return WBC Prez Feels Crawford Could Be Another Floyd Mayweather
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement