By Ryan Burton
BoxingScene.com has been advised that undefeated junior welterweight prospect Jose Zepeda (19-0) is a strong candidate to face Brandon Rios on Saturday at the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada if Diego Chaves is unable to enter the United States. BoxingScene.com's Jake Donovan reported that Chaves, who lives in Argentina, is having difficulty obtaining a work visa due to a backlog in the US Immigrations courts. The fight is part of an HBO televised tripleheader.
The 25-year-old Zepeda will appear on the card even if he doesn't face Rios and has posted his participation in the event on his personal website: http://t.co/shXd8RAToW
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