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Linares: DeMarco Probably Next, Then I Want Rios

By Rick Reeno

Jorge Linares (31-1, 20KOs) advised BoxingScene.com that Antonio DeMarco (25-2-1, 18KOs) is probably going to be his next opponent, with the vacant WBC lightweight title at stake. The belt was vacated by Humberto Soto when he moved up to the junior welterweight division. The fight is reportedly being targeted for the Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson undercard on October 15 in New Jersey. After DeMarco, Linares told BoxingScene that he wants to unify the titles with Brandon Rios, the WBA champion.

"I will probably fight DeMarco next, but then I want to fight Brandon Rios," Linares said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SCtrojansbaby on 07-29-2011

Demarco vs Linares is a great matchup and the winner deserves a chance at RIos Soto or who ever

Comment by Spray_resistant on 07-29-2011

[QUOTE=BG_Knocc_Out;10899535]I think Linares may soundly beat Demarco.[/QUOTE] I think so too DeMarco is not that good really and was very unimpressive the last time I saw him.

Comment by richardt on 07-29-2011

[QUOTE=LegendOfLink;10903594]So what if they're friends, its not like they're blood brothers. QUOTE] Some friends don't fight and they are a good bet not to. For business reasons and personal.

Comment by uoykcuf on 07-26-2011

[QUOTE=richardt;10903559]Linares vs Gesta with the winner getting Rios would be good. Gesta vs DeMarco is not as good because DeMarco gets hit too easy and he and Gesta are friends and one or both would decline.[/QUOTE] So what if they're…

Comment by richardt on 07-26-2011

Linares vs Gesta with the winner getting Rios would be good. Gesta vs DeMarco is not as good because DeMarco gets hit too easy and he and Gesta are friends and one or both would decline.

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