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Miguel Acosta To Return on August 6th in Venezuela

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Former WBA lightweight champion Miguel Acosta (28-4-2, 22KOs) will return to the ring on August 6th at Polideportivo José María Vargas in La Guaira, Venezuela. It will be Acosta's first outing since the knockout loss to Brandon Rios in February. Prior to the Rios defeat, Acosta had won 19 fights in a row, including knockout victories over top contenders Urbano Antillon and Paulus Moses.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TX_BOXNG on 05-30-2011

Acosta a great figther He can mostly beat the entire 135, i think he would even beat marquez he jus seems to agile for marquez, marquez a counter puncher he cant do good against agile guys

Comment by Hayehammer on 05-30-2011

Very strong fighter! i can see him beating most of the top fighters at lightweight! hes 33 years but he will bounce back and get big fights!

Comment by mushahadeen on 05-30-2011

he got skills n he showed heart, but hard 2 come back frm that type of defeat.

Comment by Evil Abed on 05-30-2011

After a bum tune-up for Juan Diaz and Acosta they should fight each other. Diaz-Acosta is a pretty good fight.

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