Salido Eyes August Return, Gonzalez and Broner Bouts

By Osman Rodriguez

WBO featherweight world champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2, 26KOs) is looking to return in August. The boxer was very pleased to read a recent report on, where WBC champion Jhonny Gonzalez expressed his intention of pursuing a unification with Salido. Gonzalez (51-7, 45KOs) defends his belt against Elio Rojas on Apruil 28th in Mexico.

"I wish him luck in his April defense against Elio Rojas and I would love to fight him in a unification bout for the WBC and WBO belts. The fight would be an all-out war and I welcome the fight," Salido said.

Also, Salido doesn't rule out the possibilty of moving up in weight to face WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (23-0, 19KOs).

"Well right now I am comfortable at 126-pounds but if the right opportunity presented itself, I would welcome the challenge of fighting for the WBO 130-pound title. Broner is a good fighter but he has never faced a champion and Mexican fighter like myself. I would take his hair brush and brush a [location] on the canvas were I would put him," Salido said.

"I also would like to thank Showtime again for [televising] my memorable fights with Juanma Lopez and I look forward to fighting on Showtime again."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Neglect on 03-24-2012

Broner landed all the good shots late. Don't see how people have Ponce won. He won some early rds that were CLOSE. So wwhat.

Comment by ChiTown2Diego on 03-24-2012

I too had Ponce over Broner in a competitive fight but as the clear winner But nonetheless, Salido would be better served staying away from Broner. It would play out similar to Siri's fight with Gamboa except with a likely…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-24-2012

[QUOTE=newcastleking;11925609]No featherweight can beat Broner? We all seen DeLeon sock him up good and get JIPPED! **** a robbed W or L. We FANS know the truth.[/QUOTE] And I dont think Ponce ever fought above featherweight and was the shorter…

Comment by EdWins on 03-24-2012

Salido is one of my new favorites, I hope he makes great success from this point onward!

Comment by newcastleking on 03-24-2012

close fight by balls, Broner won like 3 rounds.

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