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Quintero vs. Diaz IBF Eliminator is Eyed For April 5th

By Ricardo Archibold Mendez

A date of April 5th, in the United States, is being mentioned for an IBF lightweight final eliminator between Mexico's Marvin Quintero (25-4, 21 KOs) and Panamanian slugger Ameth Diaz (31-11, 22 KOs). The winner would get a shot at the International Federation Boxing (IBF) championship, currently held by Miguel Vazquez. Quintero lost a twelve round split decision to Vazquez in an HBO televised bout last October. He gave Vazquez one of his toughest tests in a long time. Diaz is tough veteran who lost a twelve round decision to Vazquez last January. Vazquez faces WBO champion Ricky Burns in a unification on March 16th.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bigcursedawg on 01-30-2013

[QUOTE=Jocknerd94;12973956]These guys are ranked 5th and 6th and both have lost to Miguel Vazquez. Why would either get a another chance at the title so soon[/QUOTE] This should be a good fight. I get what your saying but Quintero had…

Comment by Jocknerd94 on 01-30-2013

These guys are ranked 5th and 6th and both have lost to Miguel Vazquez. Why would either get a another chance at the title so soon

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