Odlanier Solis vs. Franklin Lawrence in October?

By Luke Furman

Olympic gold medal winner Odlanier Solis (20-1, 13 KOs) is possibly going to return to action in the month of October. The Cuban boxer is being touted to face Franklin Lawrence (19-2-2, 14 KOs), who has scored big wins over Lance Whitaker and Jason Estrada, and undefeated since a 2009 decision loss to former champion Oliver McCall. For Solis, this would be his third fight of the year, and the first time he held three fights within a single year since 2009.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 09-09-2013

after the knee injury it took him 18 months to fully recover. he hasn't fought 3 times in a year since 2009. he got 20 rounds in fighting a couple journeymen & now he will step up to a C+…

Comment by Michael Paine on 09-09-2013

It's so obvious Soli's heart isn't really in the sport anymore, he even fights like he doesn't care.

Comment by DannYankee on 09-09-2013

He is probably going to win what pisses me off about him is that he is one of the few in the sport that could reach the top despite his height. But he chooses to be content with just getting…

Comment by richardt on 09-09-2013

It's now or never for Oleander.....Poop or get off the pot. He has a lot of talent and needs to make it happen soon, along with a Weight Watcher's program.

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 09-09-2013

[QUOTE=joe strong;13724971][B]why can't he have it as a hobby? if he's making money I don't think he cares.[/B] the guy looks like he can take a nap in between rounds. franklin Lawrence has moved up the rankings the last couple…

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