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Photos: Rafael Marquez-Cristian Mijares Made Official

By Miguel Rivera and Rafael Soto

BoxingScene.com reported the rumors last week, but earlier today the fight was officially announced that former champions Rafael Marquez (41-7, 37KOs) and Cristian Mijares (46-6-2, 21KOs) are going to face each other on Octoer 27th at the new Arena in Mexico City. In the co-feature, Edgar Sosa and Sonny Boy Jaro will collide. The event will be promoted by Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions.

 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 10-04-2012

Now let's see if Marquez can stay healthy until fight time.

Comment by Evil Abed on 10-03-2012

I like this fight a lot.

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 10-03-2012

[IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/57789/EDGARS_SOSA%20(720x510).jpg[/IMG] Dude got some white in his nose or what? Kinda explains his look...

Comment by Hougigo on 10-03-2012

meh, I guess so if it's not WV2

Comment by UTEP on 10-03-2012

[QUOTE=-Johannes-;12575188]Mijares by stoppage. He became a beast at 122 :lol1:[/QUOTE] Mijares is a better fighter at the higher weight. He's had 12 fight's above 118 throughout his career winning them all, 11 of them by KO.

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