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Luis Cruz: Me and Rocky Martinez Need To Get Paid

By Rey Colon

The undefeated Luis Cruz (17-0 and 14 KOs) confirmed that negotiations are well advanced for a fight on April 16 against the former champion of the WBO at 130-pounds, Roman "Rocky" Martinez (24-1-1 and 15 KOs). The fight will be the Showtime televised co-feature to Juan Manuel Lopez's defense of the WBO featherweight belt against Mexican Orlando Salido at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon.

"Negotiations are well advanced and I think now is the time to be in that fight. But for a fight like this, a semi-final main event at a major event on Showtime, must have good money for both Rocky and myself. It wont be easy, this is a really hard fight. He might not move around much in the ring, but it wont be easy. He was a champion and made three defenses. Rocky, I hope he comes well prepared or else the fight will be short," Cruz said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by el malo on 03-10-2011

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;10214276]And who else was available to fight no 1 salido is a good opp that made gamboa look garbage now look how good juanma kos him cold[/QUOTE] i got a feeling thats whats gonna happen, salido is a tough guy…

Comment by el malo on 03-10-2011

[QUOTE=*Khan;10214336]Rocky is never in a bad fight so its not that bad of a televised fight.[/QUOTE] it should be an entertaining fight. rocky and cruz makes this card more interesting.

Comment by *Khan on 03-10-2011

Rocky is never in a bad fight so its not that bad of a televised fight.

Comment by el malo on 03-10-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10214290]mikey garcia is gonna mess up those plans WAR MIKEY:boxing:[/QUOTE] we will see :boxing:

Comment by onechance87 on 03-10-2011

[QUOTE=el malo;10214229]juanma vs gamboa is the fight![/QUOTE] mikey garcia is gonna mess up those plans WAR MIKEY:boxing:

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