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Juanma Card Could Have Vazquez Jr. vs Oquendo Clash

By Jhonny Gonzalez

The return of former champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez could have a stacked undercard. Juanma's return is being targeted for October 1 at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Juanma wants a high-ranked contender to prepare him for an early 2012 rematch with Orlando Salido, who knocked the Puerto Rican boxer out in eight rounds to capture the WBO featherweight title in April. Juanma's next opponent will be announced very soon.

Besides Juanma, Puerto Rico Best Boxing and All Star Boxing are trying to put together a WBO eliminator between Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (20-1-1, 17KOs) and Jonathan Oquendo (21-2, 14KOs). The winner would become the mandatory challenger to WBO super bantamweight champion Jorge Arce of Mexico.

The card would also feature the long awaited return of Roman 'Rocky' Martinez (24-1-1, 15KOs).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mshap on 08-05-2011

WV2 has yet to prove that he's more than a B+ level fighter

Comment by ricky1978 on 08-04-2011

sounds like a good boxing card....bring it!!!

Comment by Ringlife on 08-04-2011

This is a good nite of action why don't Top Rank put Salido vs Juanma and put it on Pay Per View since HBO and SHOWTIME don't have no money for it and go independent with it For like 39.99…

Comment by Maymoney on 08-04-2011

WV2 was the champ. He should let Oquendo get his shot, then face the winner of Arce vs Oquendo.

Comment by ChampBox@PR on 08-04-2011

Rocky will fight a high contender for his comeback, as ive been told, And Vazquez vs Oquendo is pretty much done! Juanma is the only one with no opponent, he wants somebody in the top 10, LMAo Lesson learn, the…

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