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Marvin Sonsona-Orlando Cruz Clash on 7/6 in Las Vegas

By Rick Reeno

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz has advised BoxingScene.com that former champion Marvin Sonsona (16-1-1, 13KOs) will face Orlando Cruz (18-2-1, 9KOs) on July 6th in a featherweight fight at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The card will be televised by ESPN's Friday Night Fights.

In the co-feature, heavyweight prospect Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov (14-0, 14KOs) will defend his WBC United States (USNBC) heavyweight title against Maurice Byarm (13-1, 9KOs).

Also, middleweight prospect Bastie Samir (10-0, 10KOs) will return for the first time since a lackluster draw against Lester Gonzalez in April 2011.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 05-08-2012

Sonsona's the guy that wouldn't get up after WV2 tapped him in the body, the quitter...

Comment by loui_ludwig on 05-08-2012

I understand the reason for holding the fight in Vegas but their not even that popular. How about Los Angeles

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