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Jayson Velez Would Like To Face Mares or Gonzalez

By "Mr. Boxing" Giancarlo Oquendo / @MRBOXING1
 
After his spectacular TKO victory over Miguel " Mikito " Soto, undefeated Jayson " La Maravilla" Vélez (22-0, 16KOs) wants to face the biggest names in the featherweight division where he is ranked at number 2 by the WBC .
 
"We will talk to my manager and the company (Miguel Cotto Promotions / Golden Boy Promotions). but we are ready for May or June and it does not matter. We are at another level , we want big fights, and when they are ready to [fight] I will be ready," stated Vélez after his victory over Soto.
 
Velez pointed out that he wants to face former world champion Abner Mares or the current WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez .
 
"Well I'd like (Abne ) Mares or Jhonny Gonzalez as I have said all along. Mares is the number 1 [contender] and González is the champion. I do not want to look behind me, I want to look up," Velez said.
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jtcs1981 on 05-01-2014

[QUOTE=Deeznuts;14488804]I'm Puerto Rican but a boxing fan first. Velez can talk all he wants but the only thing I remember about him is when he ducked Ponce Deleon with an injury. The fight was never brought up again[/QUOTE] He didnt…

Comment by Deeznuts on 05-01-2014

[QUOTE=EZ E;14488745]OVER RATED!! Aint fought anybody above C-level & will get wooped once he does.[/QUOTE] I'm Puerto Rican but a boxing fan first. Velez can talk all he wants but the only thing I remember about him is when he…

Comment by EZ E on 05-01-2014

OVER RATED!! Aint fought anybody above C-level & will get wooped once he does.

Comment by richardt on 04-30-2014

[QUOTE=AP***9824;;14485767]Lately you've been on a sour grapes spree towards Puerto Rican fighters, it's alright if PRBOXINGCOTTO got to you.[/QUOTE]So I guess Broner and Mayweather are Puerto Rican??? So I guess praising Cotto is sour grapes which is what I did…

Comment by AP♠ on 04-30-2014

[QUOTE=richardt;14485465]I was thinking about creating a list of the top 10 dumbest things a fighter has ever said. Velez would be in my top 5. I still can't believe that after he beat club fighter Salvador Sanchez II, he said…

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