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Juan Carlos Salgado Eyes a Jorge Linares Rematch

By Miguel Rivera

Juan Carlos Salgado (24-1-1, 16KOs), who recently won a twelve round decision over Argenis Mendez to capture the WBA's super featherweight title, is considering a possible move in weight to challenge Jorge Linares (31-1-, 20KOs) for the WBC lightweight title - if Linares beats Antonio DeMarco for the vacant belt on October 15th in Los Angeles. In October 2009, Salgado stunned the boxing world with a first round knockout of Linares.

"Linares congratulated me [on the Mendez win] and wished me luck to continue the good progress in my career, because he wants his revenge. I'm the only one who knocked him out," said Salgado.

Juan Carlos admits that he dreams of winning the WBC world title.

"Some time ago, I spoke with [WBC President] Don Jose Sulaiman and he supported me a lot."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Carlos Alberto on 09-30-2011

I wonder if this guy has a problem making weight? He seems to gas at the end of important fights. He gassed against Uchiyama and Mendez. Either way, I'd like to see a rematch if Linares beats DeMarco. The first…

Comment by rochemback on 09-30-2011

Should be a good one. Salgado caught him flush in the first fight. Not saying it was a total fluke and it can't happen again, but a rematch should make for a good fight and Linares has every chance to…

Comment by Babalu11 on 09-30-2011

He should be thinking of avenging his only loss against Uchiyama.

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