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Miguel Vazquez vs Ameth Diaz Will Land in Guadalajara

By Rafael Soto

A site has finally been secured. IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez will return to his native Guadalajara to face mandatory challenger Ameth Diaz of Panama on the 21st of January at the Coliseo Olímpico de la U de G. Vazquez (29-3-0, 13 KOs) defends his title for the third time against a tough Diaz (30-10-0, 21 KOs), and the fight will be broadcast by TV Azteca. Diaz, meanwhile, has been Panama's national champion, and held several regional belts. In his most recent bout, last August, he knocked out Lenny Z in the fifth round of a final eliminator.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;11630976]Agreed. He's a spoiler. Rios-Vazquez never happens.[/QUOTE] Yeah he is and could make Rios look very bad because he is crafty and difficult to hit cleanly once he has his man timed.

Comment by Evil Abed on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=MXboxingfan;11630963]Top Rank and Zanfer Promotions work with each other a lot. But I don't think Bob Arum cares about Miguel to tell you the truth.[/QUOTE] Agreed. He's a spoiler. Rios-Vazquez never happens.

Comment by Evil Abed on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=MXboxingfan;11630946]Miguel is promoted by Zanfer Promotions. Not Top Rank.[/QUOTE] After a little more research you are correct. I guess that's why he hasn't got a big fight. Zanfer must have a friendly relationship with Top Rank seeing as MV has…

Comment by MXboxingfan on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;11630949]Could have sworn I saw Bob talking about matching Antillion with [B]his [/B]champ Miguel Vazquez after the Soto-Antillion fight.[/QUOTE] Top Rank and Zanfer Promotions work with each other a lot. But I don't think Bob Arum cares about Miguel to…

Comment by Evil Abed on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=MXboxingfan;11630946]Miguel is promoted by Zanfer Promotions. Not Top Rank.[/QUOTE] Could have sworn I saw Bob talking about matching Antillion with [B]his [/B]champ Miguel Vazquez after the Soto-Antillion fight.

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