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Matt Korobov To Face Lester Gonzalez on Rios-Antillon

By Piotr Jagiello

Boasting a superb amateur career, middleweight prospect Matt Korobov (15-0, 9 KOs) will return on July 9 at the Home Depot Center in California. The main event will feature a WBA lightweight title fight between champion Brandon Rios and challenger Urbano Antillon. Korobov will face Lester Gonzalez (12-3-2, 6 KOs). The 28-year-old left-hander from Russia is stepping in the ring for the third time this year.

Piotr Jagiello covers the boxing scene for bokser.org.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ELPERRO on 06-20-2011

Korobov looks like an entertaining fighter at times. A Cuban vs a Russian! Should be a good one.

Comment by Walt Liquor on 06-20-2011

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;10722084]I think we can all agree that Matt has been a bit of a disappointment so far. One of the two has happened: 1) Top Rank has dropped the ball with him, or 2) Matt has not stepped up…

Comment by Walt Liquor on 06-20-2011

This will be his third fight this yr, good. Dude lost so much momentum, its almost like he doesnt exist anymore. I guess he's got that nose problem and the trainer thing finally worked out. Poorly managed career and some…

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 06-20-2011

I think we can all agree that Matt has been a bit of a disappointment so far. One of the two has happened: 1) Top Rank has dropped the ball with him, or 2) Matt has not stepped up his…

Comment by ..El Chacal.. on 06-20-2011

Lol @ KOTObov and yesss I'm ready to see him tested

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