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Luis Cruz Turns Down The Roman Martinez Showdown

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com was informed by Gaby Penagaricano, of Miguel Cotto Promotions, that undefeated Luis Cruz (17-0, 14KOs) turned down a lucrative opportunity to face former world champion Rocky Martinez (24-1-1, 15KOs) in a Showtime televised bout on April 16 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. The fight would have been the co-feature to the featherweight clash between WBO champion Juan Manuel Lopez and challenger Orlando Salido.

The WBO had already approved Cruz-Martinez as a final eliminator for a shot at super featherweight champion Ricky Burns.

Miguel Cotto Promotions tried their best to finalize the terms, and advised Cruz to accept the fight, but the boxer, and his manager, were demanding more money.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cafe on 03-12-2011

[QUOTE=ny123;10221706]You believe he can beat Rocky but the problem is he doesnt even believe he can beat Rocky lol[/QUOTE] That'd be funny, seeing reckless Rocky get KTFO impressively LOL he don't belive, but I belive in him, tho I don't…

Comment by ny123 on 03-12-2011

[QUOTE=Billionz Rican;10221703]No, but the nmeless fighters have been matched with other well known fighters, and they've all done better than him, tho his knockouts are impressive. But I belive he can beat Rocky LOL[/QUOTE] You believe he can beat Rocky…

Comment by Cafe on 03-12-2011

[QUOTE=ny123;10221701]Luis Cruz is ducking Martinez not because he is Puerto Rican but because he doesnt want to take the risk of losing. Im sure his resume is full of PR fighters.[/QUOTE] No, but the nmeless fighters have been matched with…

Comment by ny123 on 03-12-2011

[QUOTE=RicanRoyalty;10221590]:boxing: good **** don't need two of our best young fighters fighting each other. good stuff Cruz. no more top Puerto Ricans fighting each other good stuff Cruz, go and whip some other nationality ass. we need unity not division......:boxing:[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Cafe on 03-12-2011

Luis Cruz isn't that good, his record is and knock outs are deciving.....

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