Advertisement
Advertisement

Oquendo, Velez, Morel Eye PR's Revenge on Jorge Arce

By Rey Colon

Jonathan Oquendo, Jayson Velez and Eric Morel are the fighters who make up the trilogy of Puerto Ricans who might be facing Mexico's Jorge 'Travieso' Arce in his first defense of the WBO super bantamweight title. Last Saturday in Las Vegas, Arce stopped Puerto Rico's Wilfredo Vazquez in the twelfth round to capture the belt.

Oquendo is the third ranked in that division while Vélez occupies the tenth ranked position, while Morel is a two-time world champion (115 and 118 pounds) who was close to facing Arce in a bantamweight clash last year but the fight fell apart due to injury. 

According to reports, there were approaches in Las Vegas regarding Arce going up against Oquendo or Velez and on Wednesday, in an interview with BoxingScene.com/Sport Press, Morel did not rule out the possibility of moving up in weight to challenge Arce for the title.

Vélez (15-0, 12KOs) returns on July 29 in Ponce against Carlos Valcárcel (12-2-4, 5 KOs). Oquendo should be defending his NABO belt on June 3 at the coliseum Antonio R. Barceló.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BorderPatrol on 05-12-2011

[QUOTE=theplayerpimp;10528667]Lmao pr is mad they want that belt back. [B]Dam one champ? [/B]Really[/QUOTE] Out of those "17" champs... 80% of them are against fellow bum ass fighters from Taxi-city Mexico. When you feel a bit more confident, try using your…

Comment by Aracibo04 on 05-12-2011

[QUOTE=xcaret v4;10528672]lmfao fuken hilarious.... as if a mexican isnt up there to take it right back to mexico... lmfao. these puelco ricans got no chance of keeping their title at that weight class.[/QUOTE] you are not mexican you are mexicagao!…

Comment by Hiei on 05-12-2011

[QUOTE=xcaret v4;10528672]lmfao fuken hilarious.... as if a mexican isnt up there to take it right back to mexico... lmfao. these puelco ricans got no chance of keeping their title at that weight class.[/QUOTE] LMAO yep that pedophile already got whupped…

Comment by lluisone on 05-12-2011

thats right.. this is not WBC......you going to have to defend that title with the best :boxing:

Comment by xcaret v4 on 05-12-2011

lmfao fuken hilarious.... as if a mexican isnt up there to take it right back to mexico... lmfao. these puelco ricans got no chance of keeping their title at that weight class.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines Canelo's Coach: Golovkin Has Beaten Nobody, Lower Level Foes! Casimero Vows To Get Revenge on Amnat Ruenroeng on May 25 Dirrell Brothers, Jonathan Guzman Win Big In Atlantic City Orlando Salido Reacts To Francisco Vargas' Positive Drug Test Pano Tiatia, Other Dunkin Fighters Set For Action on Victory Card Beibut Shumenov Files Protest Against Dorticos-Kalenga WBA Clash Marquez Pleads With Canelo, De La Hoya To Make Golovkin Fight Povetkin: Wilder's 'Klitschko Tactics' Won't Work, Maybe He's Nervous Photos: Victor Ortiz, Andre Berto Try To Intimidate Each Other Photos/Weights: Pedro Campa vs. Jose Alfaro, More Hearn Explains Rift With DeGale, Situation With Haymon - Video Video: Victor Ortiz, Andre Berto Tense Face To Face at Weighin Lolenga Mock Outscores David Becarra Over Ten Rounds Callum Smith Hits Washington To Scout Badou Jack-Lucian Bute Fury Just Wants To Be Left Alone To Enjoy a Chicken Sandwich Francisco Vargas Granted Temporary License, Must Submit To Additional Testing Vasyl Lomachenko: Nicholas Walters Kept Making Excuses Rances Barthelemy-Mickey Bey Tops PBC on Spike, June 3 Photos: Badou Jack, James DeGale, Bute, Medina Ready To Fight Photos: Manny Pacquiao Hits The Campaign Trail in Senate Bid News: Marquis Moore; Orlando Del Valle; Dashon Johnson Video: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Make Weight For Battle All Fighters Make Weight For Showtime Double In D.C. Khan: Beating Canelo Would Be Monumental For British Boxing DeGale: I Told Badou Jack 'You're Next, Green Belt is Coming To UK' Bellew vs. Makabu Title Clash Officially Unveiled Weights From London: Fury 231, Kassi 233 Carl Frampton Relinquishes IBF 122-Pound Crown Kovalev's Promoter Details How Chilemba/Russia Deal Came About Andre Dirrell 'Definitely' Would Go To England For DeGale Rematch Porter: Thurman Doesn't Work on The Inside, Smarter Fighter Wins Gaiyanghadaogym, Sithsamerchai Claim Wins In Thailand Frampton: Leo Santa Cruz's Style is Made For Me, 100% I'll Win Jeff Horn Targets WBO Title Showdown With Jessie Vargas Photos: Joshua, Haye, Groves, McGuigan Hit BT Sport Awards Golovkin's Promoter: If Kell Brook is Serious, We Can Discuss It Nacho Says 'Perfect Fight' Will Still See Khan Get Blasted By Canelo Video: Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto Final Press Conference Patrick Nielsen-Denis Douglin Set For May 28 in Denmark De La Hoya: Canelo Has Surpassed What I Accomplished at His Age
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement