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Periban vs. Jack Could Be in Play For Mayweather-Canelo

By Salvador Rodriguez

Super middleweight contender Marco Antonio Periban (20-1, 13KOs) may get a quick return on the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez undercard on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Periban was told by his handlers that he would possibly fight on the card against undefeated Badou Jack (14-0, 10KOs), who is promoted by Mayweather and fights on Friday night against Farrah Ennis (21-1, 12KOs) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. If that fight will indeed happen in the fall, Jack will have to win and walk away without an injury on Friday. Last month Periban lost a twelve round majority decision to Sakio Bika.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by johnm is... on 07-18-2013

Not sure why people are dissing this fight. Periban put up a fight with Bika. Fought him damn close. I'd like to see him again.

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 07-18-2013

very good card build-up, keep on bringing the house names, put Marcos Maidana vs Bummer and that could be enough?

Comment by Evil Abed on 07-18-2013

Tough fight for a dude with 14-0 record. Ballsy matchmaking.

Comment by RawDawgHasSpokn on 07-18-2013

[QUOTE=drenlou;13567120]Dont know anything about jack until friday but periban is a balls to the wall fighter,the way things look now with garcia vs mathysse,lara vs trout,and this fight if it gets the opener will no doubt be the biggest ppv…

Comment by dlee020420 on 07-18-2013

[QUOTE=drenlou;13567120]Dont know anything about jack until friday but periban is a balls to the wall fighter,the way things look now with garcia vs mathysse,lara vs trout,and this fight if it gets the opener will no doubt be the biggest ppv…

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