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Miguel Vazquez-Ameth Diaz II Purse Bid on July 16th

By Miguel Rivera

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has ordered a purse bid for the mandatory defense of the world lightweight champion Miguel "Puppet" Vazquez of Mexico, who the sanctioning body is ordering to face Panamanian Ameth Diaz. The purse bid takes place on the 16th of July at IBF's headquarters in New Jersey. Vazquez previously decisioned Diaz over twelve rounds in January 2012 in Mexico.

In his last appearance, Diaz won by knockout in the seventh round over Martin Gethin, in an IBF elimination bout, which raised his record to 32-11 and 23 KO's. Vazquez fought for the last time, last December in Las Vegas, where he successfully defended his title, beating by a twelve round unanimous decision, Filipino challenger Mercito Gesta. Vazquez has a record of 33-3 and 13 KOs.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jamon1980 on 07-06-2013

anyone who fully understands the sport of boxing will appreciate the intelligence that Miguel Vazquez displays in his fights. Sure, Miguel is not a brawler, but so what? boxing is not all about brawling. To be a world champion, one…

Comment by MRCHOKEaMF on 07-06-2013

[QUOTE=Jamon1980;13534175]Miguel Vazquez won every single round against Ameth Diaz last time. Miguel deserves to fight better opponents, like Broner and Gamboa, Burns, and Abril. Miguel can beat anyone at 135 pounds.[/QUOTE] The last time i saw Vazquez "fight" will be…

Comment by Jamon1980 on 07-05-2013

Miguel Vazquez won every single round against Ameth Diaz last time. Miguel deserves to fight better opponents, like Broner and Gamboa, Burns, and Abril. Miguel can beat anyone at 135 pounds.

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