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Jorge Melendez Back on May 31, Against Alfonso Gomez?

By Rey Colon

The hard-hitting junior middleweight Jorge 'Destroyer' Melendez (26-2-1, 25 KO's) will return to action on May 31 as part of a function being televised on Showtime in the state of Florida and his potential rival could be the Mexican veteran Alfonso Gomez (23-6-2, 12 KO's), according to Melendez's manager Edwin Diaz.

"He would be the headliner and we're trying to find an opponent like Gomez. The network is very happy with the Destroyer because he scored a pair of spectacular knockouts. If everything goes well, we'll have another fight in August of September, also on Showtime. It's a really big card and Jorge would be in the co-feature," Diaz said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AP♠ on 03-28-2013

I got Melendez winning, not because he's great or anything but because I think Gomez is past it.It's a decent W for Melendez at this stage of his career if he gets it.

Comment by jtcs1981 on 03-28-2013

[QUOTE=HitBattousai;13187814]Know nothing about the guy except from his BoxRec, and there it looks like Gomez is a huge step-up for him and probably not one he passes. Either way with that KO ratio and Gomez's style, it should be a…

Comment by HitBattousai on 03-28-2013

Know nothing about the guy except from his BoxRec, and there it looks like Gomez is a huge step-up for him and probably not one he passes. Either way with that KO ratio and Gomez's style, it should be a…

Comment by Hougigo on 03-27-2013

Anything with Gomez, I'm Happy with

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