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 Last update:  8/22/2013       Read more by Ryan Burton         
   
Rigondeaux: A Fight With Mares Would Have To Be at 122
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By Ryan Burton

WBA/WBO super bantamweight king Guillermo Rigondeaux paid a recent visit to BoxingScene Radio to talk about a variety of topics including upcoming fights in and around his division.

Rigondeaux walks around close to the super bantamweight limit of 122 pounds and made it clear that he won't be moving up in weight anytime soon.

On Saturday WBC featherweight champion Abner Mares face former champion Jhonny Gonzalez in Southern California. Rigondeaux said that if Mares is successful, he would love to face him. He did however say that the only way that fight could take place is at the super bantamweight weight limit.

"I don't have any problems making 122. There are other fighters that have problems making 126 but I am not one of them. I am the king of the division. I am a pound for pound fighter and if they want to fight me they need to come to me.

"I think it would be a tremendous fight (versus Mares) but if we were too fight it would have to be at 122. I don't have any problem making 122 so I am not moving," Rigondeaux told BoxingScene Radio.

You can listen to the interview in its entirety by clicking here: http://www.boxingscene.com/bscene-radio-rigondeaux-santa-cruz-more-6pt-9et--68832

Send questions or comments to ringsidewriter@gmail.com . Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to BoxingScene Radio, BoxingScene's official audio show on Tuesdays from 6-8PM PST. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton.

Tags: Guillermo Rigondeaux , Abner Mares


 

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comment by PBP, on 08-24-2013
What did I tell you Gambler?

comment by Jack Napier, on 08-23-2013
the fuck? Mares is at 126 and talking of going up to 130 not sure what Rigo's on about with 122, that's not happening if anything, Rigo should move up to 126 he already took out the top 122 lber in clear fashion don't think he can top that with anything else at 122 he could fight the stupi...

comment by torosboxing75, on 08-23-2013
[QUOTE=DwightMare]This guys ducking Mares. LOL just kidding Rigotards.[/QUOTE] Nice one I was about to get mad :buttkick: lol

comment by Rapid8Fire, on 08-23-2013
Rigo just move up or fight the next opponent that's in line in stop *****ing

comment by mezoomozaa, on 08-22-2013
[QUOTE=racostaa]The problem is that most of boxers are not accustom to defend his views in front of the promoters. I like the way he talk to Arum, straight, simple and clear. Even thought arum destroy his career I like the Cubans with balls to confront the promoters once they are coming with bad ...

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