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Photos: Jorge Arce Looking Strong and Focused in Camp

By Rafael Soto

Los Mochis, Sinaloa - Five-time world champion Jorge "Travieso" Arce declared himself ready for his fight next week in Las Vegas, has he held a media day for the local and national today in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.


 
Arce (60-6-2, 46 KO's) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexicano will take on Jesus Rojas (18-1-1, 13 KOs) of Caguas, Puerto Rico in the semifinal bout of the pay-per-view card that will feature the world title tilt between Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao and undefeated champion Timothy Bradley on Saturday, June 9 in the Grand Garden Arena of the MGM Grand of Las Vegas.

"I feel great. I very strong and fast for this fight. I know I need to win this fight to keep my future plans going and thats what he Intens to do", said Arce who is training in his hometown of Los Mochis.


 
Arce is coming of a big year in 2011, when he won three fights, two world championship and had one big upset. Last May he stopped Wilfredo Vazquez in Las Vegas in a great fight, few people expected him to win.


 
"I know I still have something left and I proved it against Vazquez Jr., I was very confident against Vazquez Jr. and was happy with the way the fans enjoy the fight, that many people said was the best of the night", said Arce.


 
Arce, has won world titles in 108, 115, 118 and 122 and his interim at 112, makes him the first five time world champion in Mexican boxing history.


 
"I am very proud of all the world title, but I am more proud of the great fights I have in my career, specially the ones in Las Vegas against Hussein Hussein and Wasquez Jr,. that stole the show from my good friend Manny Pacquiao y I hope to give fans another great fight on June 9th"


 
The fight against Rojas is at 124 pounds as Arce inches his way to 126 pounds in search of another world title.


 
"I know the I have some interesting fights out there at 122 against Nonito Donarie and Abner Mares, but i also want to fight for the world title at 126 pounds against Orlando Salido, but first thing first, beat Rojas and see what is next", said Arce.


 
 Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KOs), boxing’s only eight-division world champion and the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani province in the Philippines, will be defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight championship crown against WBO junior welterweight champion Bradley (28-0, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif., Saturday, June 9, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.  The Pacquiao-Bradley world championship fight will be produced and distributed Live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.


 
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Tecate, AT&T and MGM Grand, remaining tickets to Pacquiao vs. Bradley are priced at $1,200, $900, $600, $400, and $200.  Ticket sales at $1,200, $900, $600 and $400 are limited to 10 per person and ticket sales at $200 are limited to two (2) per person.  To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also will be available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by UTEP on 05-29-2012

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;12182289]I find it very interesting that Arce has somehow revived his career so laveshly after he was considered to be done about 4-5 years ago. I remember him struggling so mightily against nobodies after his loss against Mijares. I…

Comment by RIZO24 on 05-29-2012

War Arce! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 05-29-2012

I find it very interesting that Arce has somehow revived his career so laveshly after he was considered to be done about 4-5 years ago. I remember him struggling so mightily against nobodies after his loss against Mijares. I remember…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 05-29-2012

I hear they haven't even sold 10,000 seats yet for Chavez Jr. in El Paso. Should have put him versus Andy Lee on Pacquiao's undercard.

Comment by paulf on 05-28-2012

Bull**** fight. Should have made Arce-Salido for the Pacquiao undercard. Arum needs to step his game up.

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