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Martinez vs Cruz Getting Closer For Juanma-Salido Card

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com was advised that a deal is close for a WBO super featherweight final eliminator between Puerto Rican rivals Rocky Martinez (24-1-1, 15KOs) and Luis Cruz (17-0, 14KOs). If the deal gets finalized, Showtime will televise the fight as the co-feature to Juan Manuel Lopez's defense of the WBO featherweight title against Orlando Salido, which takes place on April 16 at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico. The Martinez-Cruz winner becomes the mandatory to champion Ricky Burns.

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

sucks for the ricans,cause I seen this happen before with mexican fighters,and politics usually get in the way and the wrong one wins .then he fights for the title and gets knocked the f[I]uck[/I] out! [B]Embarrassing[/B]. it's suppose to be…

Comment by piojo del norte on 03-10-2011

Creo que es buena idea asi se desasen de la basura. Translation: Good idea to eliminate the trash.

Comment by Tomasio on 03-10-2011

[B][I]This fight was offered to Cruz not long ago & HE(himself) refused it(NOT his team, they were all for it) cause he said that he would like to do 2 or 3 more fights before stepping up against some one…

Comment by onechance87 on 03-10-2011

wtf is wrong with a rican fighting another rican?

Comment by ELHURACAN58 on 03-09-2011

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!:nonono:

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