Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Jorge Arce To Face Akifumi Shimoda on September 21

By Mike Coppinger

It seems Jorge Arce's retirement was short-lived.

The Mexican all-action fighter will reportedly return to the ring against Akifumi Shimoda on September 21, according to Corey Erdman of RingTV and Fight Network.

Arce (61-7-2, 46 KOs) was last seen in the squared circle in December, when he was knocked flat by Nonito Donaire on HBO.

Shimoda (27-3-2, 12 KOs) of Japan was the WBA's 122-pound titleholder, but lost it by knockout in a 2011 fight against Rico Ramos. He's coming off a 10-round majority draw versus Roli Gasca in April.

Follow Mike Coppinger on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 06-25-2013

it's the competition & the crowds roar that keeps him returning...he should win this, won't make him better, but 95% of the time he's a fans fighter, no quit...no mention the local, but in MX, there's times fighters don't know…

Comment by Main Source on 06-25-2013

Damn, I thought Arce retired?

Comment by Rosenlicht on 06-24-2013

This is a good fight.

Comment by Cubanstyle on 06-24-2013

[QUOTE=Jaliscoguey13;13501390]He should fight that guy Rojas that hit him in the "ear".[/QUOTE] He is just looking for some quick cash, not a beating.

Comment by Hougigo on 06-24-2013

He'll fight a former champ and think he'll be back in title contention

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Canelo-Golovkin: Golden Boy Prefers To Do Immediate Rematch Gary Corcoran Hopes Jeff Horn Title Fight is Finalized Soon Parker vs. Fury - Terry O'Connor Replaced As Referee WBC Prez: Golovkin Went Forward All Night, Dominated Action! Haye vs. Bellew Rematch - Deal Getting Close For December 17 Carl Frampton on Inking Deal With MTK, Targeting Big Names Hughie Fury: Parker Is Obviously Overlooking Me, Eyeing Joshua GGG's Promoter: Judge Who Scored Draw Must Also Take Blame! Joshua: Parker Quite Strong, Could Stop Hughie Fury Late Golovkin Promoter Not Sure if Cotto Would Fight GGG in December Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo vs. Golovkin Post-Fight Mania Frank Warren Discusses Canelo-Golovkin Outcome, Scoring Euro News: Filip Hrgovic, Tom Schwarz, Denis Radovan, More Warrington vs. Ceylan: Jack Massey Added To The Card George Foreman: I'm Shocked McGregor Hit Mayweather Like That Hopkins: Golovkin on The Decline, He Didn't Get Better! Kevin Lerena To Return in February, First Defense at Home Dmitry Kudryashov Only Focused on The Ring, Not World News Canelo-Golovkin Controversial draw shocks fans and gamblers Arum: This is What They Get For Letting Byrd Do Canelo-Golovkin! Gennady Golovkin's Promoter on The Canelo Rematch Clause Rohan Murdock Aiming For a Knockout Victory on October 14 Photos: Mario Barrios vs. Naim Nelson - Official Weights NSAC Head: No Corruption, Byrd Feels Terrible Over Canelo-GGG Saunders Now Hoping To Have Unification With Golovkin Photo: Jorge Linares in Top Form For Luke Campbell Defense Nonito Donaire vs. Ruben Hernandez Now For WBC Silver Title Barthelemy-Ramirez Ticket Specials For PBC Card on Sept. 26 Tyson Fury Pleads With UKAD To Render Decision on His Career NSAC Director Won't Put Byrd Back in Soon, But Still Will Judge News: Dorticos-Kudryashov, Briedis-Perez Card, Top Rank Update Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz Finalized For November 4, Showtime Magomed's Legal Team Want More Safety Measures For Fighters Sanchez: Crowd Booed Canelo For Talking So Much Sh*t - He Ran! Photos: Joseph Parker, Hughie Fury - Very Heated Final Presser Parker, Fury Final Press Conference Explodes Over Referee Pick Photos: Avni Yildirim Training For War With Chris Eubank Jr. Joshua Not Worried Over Lack of Star Power in The Division Gennady Golovkin: Byrd's Bad Scorecard is 'Terrible for Boxing' Abel Sanchez: I Expected Canelo to Tire Out & Run Like He Did
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement