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Joel Julio Sets His Target: I Want To Fight Victor Ortiz!

By Mark Vester

"The Love Child" Joel Julio (37-4, 31KOs) has returned to the welterweight ranks. Julio has been fighting at junior middleweight, and above, since December of 2006. He suffered three of his four defeats at the higher weight. On Friday, he returned to 147-pounds to win an easy ten round decision over Anges Adjaho. Julio told BoxingScene.com that he would like to stay very active in 2011, and the man he wants to fight most is WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-2-2, 22KOs).

"I feel good at this weight. I feel real strong. I would like to fight Victor Ortiz. I want to have at least two more fights, and then I want the fight with Victor Ortiz," Julio told BoxingScene.com's Bill Emes.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by rogdogx on 05-23-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;10583978]That's true. He might be a bit shot to be honest. He took some beatings from Kirkland and Angulo. Ortiz might be a walk in the park compared to those two. But he still might lose.[/QUOTE] I think ortiz stops…

Comment by rochemback on 05-22-2011

I like Joel Julio, I really do, but Ortiz would be too much for him.

Comment by Evil Abed on 05-22-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10583328]julio needs to fight better opponents then the last one.A fight against mike jones would be better.[/QUOTE] That's true. He might be a bit shot to be honest. He took some beatings from Kirkland and Angulo. Ortiz might be a…

Comment by MARKBNLV on 05-22-2011

Ortiz kos him in 3,i was not impressed with Julio the other night his hands are slow.

Comment by JrRod on 05-22-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10583328]julio needs to fight better opponents then the last one.A fight against mike jones would be better.[/QUOTE] Agree. Julio gets passed Mike Jones, then he gets a shot at Victor.

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