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Jonathan Oquendo Suffers Injuries in Deadly Car Accident

By Rey Colon

Jonathan Oquendo's upcoming defense of the WBO Latino super bantamweight title, against Jose Nieves, is now off - after the Puerto Rican contender was involved in a deadly car accident. The fight was scheduled to take place on March 10th in Puerto Rico, as part of the Juan Manuel Lopez-Orlando Salido undercard.

According to reports, Oquendo (22-2, 15KOs) and his girlfriend were driving along in an ATV when they were unexpectedly struck by another vehicle at about 4PM. Both of them were transferred to the Medical Center of Puerto Rico, where his girlfriend lies in critical condition while Oquendo suffered an injury to his left elbow and a head injury.

The injuries will likely sideline Oquendo for several months.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Barn on 02-20-2012

I wish them both a speedy recovery and wish nothing worse comes of it.

Comment by chico 305 on 02-20-2012

[QUOTE=Tomasio;11803393][B][I]Let Me clear things up for U guys..1st of all it wasn't a car accident, it was off-road vehicle accident on an ATV(or known here in Puerto Rico as a "Four Track")..Oquendo was riding on some off road trails on…

Comment by Tomasio on 02-20-2012

[B][I]Let Me clear things up for U guys..1st of all it wasn't a car accident, it was off-road vehicle accident on an ATV(or known here in Puerto Rico as a "Four Track")..Oquendo was riding on some off road trails on…

Comment by jtcs1981 on 02-20-2012

It wasnt a car accident. It was ATV. Dumb mofo who has a fight on March and goes on riding freaking four tracks. Nobody has die but his girlfriend is in very bad condition.

Comment by Blue Mercury on 02-20-2012

Do I post an RIP or WTF?!

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