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Javier Fortuna's Return Being Discussed, Possibly on HBO

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that WBA interim-featherweight champion Javier Fortuna (21-0, 15KOs) will return in the coming months, possibly on HBO.

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz was trying to get Fortuna on the Sergio Martinez-Martin Murray card on April 27 in Argentina, but his plan to place Fortuna on that particular event fell through. 

He then tried to match Fortuna with Puerto Rico's Orlando Cruz. Inquiries were made and no interest was expressed on the part of Cruz's team.

The current plan is to have Fortuna return on an HBO televised date which is being secured by promoter Lou DiBella. The date should be finalized shortly.

Fortuna was last seen on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard on December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. He won a twelve round decision over previously unbeaten Patrick Hyland.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by illpapi on 01-31-2013

[QUOTE=Tito777;12976433]Bro u rite, that will be a great fight but i think marrero wont be able to take Fortunas explsiveness nd power. But marrero would put some good work but u got to remem Fortuna does well against fighters who…

Comment by Tito777 on 01-31-2013

[QUOTE=illpapi;12975535]A good fight (call me crazy if you want) would be Fortuna vs Claudio Marrero. Not that I'm really asking for this fight because I'm a fan of both of them. In my opinion I think Marrero has the edge.…

Comment by illpapi on 01-31-2013

A good fight (call me crazy if you want) would be Fortuna vs Claudio Marrero. Not that I'm really asking for this fight because I'm a fan of both of them. In my opinion I think Marrero has the edge.…

Comment by 285Kid on 01-30-2013

Come on HBO call 50 cent , Billy Dib vs Javier Fortuna

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 01-30-2013

I like the way Fortuna is stepping up gradually. First Yundale Evans, then Cristóbal Cruz and now Hyland. Let's see who's next and only if Russell Jr would follow Fortuna's footsteps. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

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