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Marco Antonio Barrera-Johnny Nolasco For The WBO Title

By Mark Vester

According to the word coming out of Mexico, Marco Antonio Barrera's upcoming bout against Johnny Nolasco (17-4, 8KOs) will be for the vacant WBO interim-lightweight title.The ten round lightweight contest will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico on January 31.

As reported earlier, Nolasco will be a tuneup while Barrera awaits to fight the winner of Nate Campbell-Ali Funeka on February 14. Barrera is the number one contender to Campbell's WBO title. Because Barrera may have to wait some time before a possible clash with Campbell, the WBO, according to reports in Mexico, is putting the interim-title at stake.

Nolasco has been inactive since December 2007 and there appears to be large activity gaps on his official record. The highlight of his career was a close split decision loss to Jason Litzau. He also had a draw with Cornelius Lock and went the distance with Martin Honorio and current champion Steven Luevano.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by javelin_fangs on 01-11-2009

[QUOTE=Limey Warfare;4578002]:bottle: [COLOR="White"]Suck it like it was Charlie's dick.[/COLOR][/QUOTE] Dude grow up. So what if not many people said the same thing about Morales? In hindsight, it's pretty obvious that was pretty dumb. But so what? Does that mean you…

Comment by BOLLOCKS on 01-10-2009

[QUOTE=Boxing_Girl23;4577980]LOSER. [IMG]http://www.adnd.com/images/smiles/Headshot.gif[/IMG][/QUOTE] :bottle: [COLOR="White"]Suck it like it was Charlie's dick.[/COLOR]

Comment by MetalVomit on 01-10-2009

I'll watch. My boy Barrera should be retired, but I'll watch. WTF @ a title fight being 10 rounds. That's rather bullshit-ish

Comment by Boxing_Girl23 on 01-10-2009

[QUOTE=Limey Warfare;4577916]Shut up, Bitch. You should go back to sucking Charlie's cock. Because that's the only thing you're good at.[/QUOTE] LOSER. [IMG]http://www.adnd.com/images/smiles/Headshot.gif[/IMG]

Comment by Steak on 01-10-2009

[QUOTE=Limey Warfare;4577916]Shut up, Bitch. You should go back to sucking Charlie's cock. Because that's the only thing you're good at.[/QUOTE]thats not nice. try to be respectful, shes a girl. If this WBO thing is true, then the WBO is even…

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