Mayorga Eyes September Fight, Targets Chavez Jr.

By Pablo Fletes,

Former world champion Ricardo Mayorga could return to the ring in September, against an opponent by name, in what is the final stretch of his boxing career. Sandinista Councilman Enrique Armas will provide a tribute to the late Alexis Arguello in September and there are already talks about the comeback of Mayorga being on the show. Mayorga fought a few weeks ago at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and was stopped by Miguel Cotto in the twelfth round.

Mayorga wants to resumes his career in the middleweight division. He might return above the weight but plans to drop down to 160 to hunt for a title shot. Mayorga's is interested in facing Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who is scheduled to fight German boxer Sebastian Zbik on June 4 in California for the middleweight title of World Boxing Council (WBC).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ralph22 on 03-27-2011

people said cotto looked great agaisnt mayo but jr will not get credit at all his nvy fan base wont give him credit

Comment by WetSexyLlamaPR on 03-27-2011

[QUOTE=SluggerFan;10292929]Really, Mayorga only made 50K for the Cotto fight? I wonder why he even took the fight. With the PPVs, they made close to $13 million, you mean they could have paid Mayorga a couple hundred thousand for that fight?!?…

Comment by SluggerFan on 03-27-2011

[QUOTE=AllEyesOpen;10292436]I don't like Mayorga, and i think he's clearly way past his prime, but i understand his need to get back in the ring, considering he made about 50k or something for fighting Cotto. King and Arum deserve each other,…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 03-27-2011

If chavez cant ko non aggressive fighters with no power I doubt he wants mayorga who can ko him

Comment by AllEyesOpen on 03-27-2011

[QUOTE=fully111;10292608]to previous comment you must have seen Pacquiao v Mayorga late one night when you were asleep dreaming. They ve never fought each other. jeez, check your facts[/QUOTE] typo corrected. and you should at least get my point about how…

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