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Photos: Rigondeaux Starts Sparring With Hairon Socarras

By Reynaldo Sanchez

The current super bantamweight world champion of the WBA, Cuban star Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux, continues his intense preparation for the first defense of the title that he snatched from Rico Ramos on January 20th in Las Vegas. Rigondeaux is training hard at the Xtreme Boxing Gym in Hialeah, Miami, which is owned by the trainer Jorge Rubio.

“The Jackal” held a six round sparring session with young Cuban prospect Hairon “El Maja” Socarras. Hairon helped Rigondeaux in his last training camp and the young boxer has now become a regular part of camp routine.

Rigondeaux is more than 30 days away the first defense of the world title. He plans to be in his best condition possible for the Teon Kennedy fight, which takes place on June 9th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Manny Pacquiao faces Timothy Bradley in the main event.

 

His co-promoter Boris Arencibia from Caribe Promotions, insists that Rigondeaux is ready to defend the crown against the best fighters at 122-pounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=MalikKnucklez;12048364]Hahaha, they only spar the same. [b]Hairon is actually extremely active (sometimes too active/ disorganized), and doesn't have a traditional cuban style[/b], he came over here when he was young and began boxing in the states. But he's got really…

Comment by LeG00N on 04-28-2012

Francamente Rigon no me impresiona

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=MalikKnucklez;12052465]campesinos del oriente huh? No wonder we don't know each other!!! LOL i joke i joke...i kid i kid... Consuegras is huge, but a lil too big, he looked kinda sloppy (physically) when i seen him, Im hoping to see…

Comment by MalikKnucklez on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12052452]Freaking Purito man, dude never changes. Time is ticking and he needs to get on it. Tell him que el hijo de Osley le manda saludos y que pa lante. :lol1: Consuegra is a pretty big dude huh? His dad…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=MalikKnucklez;12052435]Haha nah i've never heard the Rigo story, i'll ask. Yeah man he's been out the ring for awhile since that whole diuretics incident. He's looking good though, he was sparring Michael Oliveira (who's fighting Acelino Freitas in June) the…

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