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Kirkland vs Ishida in Play For Morales-Maidana Card

By Miguel Rivera

According to reports in the Japanese press, former WBA 154-pound interim champion Nobuhiro Ishida (22-6, 7KOs) will face James Kirkland (27-0, 24KOs) on the Erik Morales-Marcos Maidana pay-per-view undercard on April 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight will take place at a weight above the junior middleweight limit. Ishida has not been active since the twelve round decision loss to Rigoberto Alvarez in 2010. Ishida has never been stopped inside the distance. Kirkland-Ishida will be scheduled for eight rounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by starsjuicebar on 03-25-2011

This is a good safe fight for Kirkland, Ishida's been inactive and is not a big puncher.

Comment by brick wall on 03-24-2011

you have to give it to kirkland...it's like he wanna fight every month. trying to catch up for lost time i think.

Comment by No1 on 03-24-2011

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;10280559]I want to see kirkland fight vanes next or lara[/QUOTE] They would be great fights. I'd like to see Kirkland have maybe 2 or so more fights until he steps up to someone like lara. He needs to fight a…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 03-24-2011

I want to see kirkland fight vanes next or lara

Comment by vcvc on 03-24-2011

you should merge this with comdeians thread.

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