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Salido-Kokietgym Possible For WBO Interim on 10/4

By Salvador Rodriguez

Former champion Orlando Salido (41-12-2, 28 KOs) could potentially fight Tersdak Kokietgym (53-4-1, 33 KOs) of Thailand for the interim-super featherweight title of the World Boxing Organization  on October 4th at a location to be determined, according to promoter Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions.

The WBO was looking to match Salido against undefeated countryman Francisco Vargas. The handlers of Vargas are interested in the fight, but not until the end of the year and because of that the door has opened for the possibility of a fight with Kokietgym.

"According to what we have been told, Francisco Vargas does not want the fight, so we would have the second and third ranked [fighters] contest for the interim championship and we are interested in placing that fight on October 4," said Beltran.

The manager of Vargas, Joel de la Hoya, said they interested in facing Salido, but not until December on the undercard of Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez's return or on another card early next year.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Divine Hammer on 08-12-2014

can't believe this thug will be fighting for an interim. he was the most dirtiest fighter against lomachenko. disgraceful.

Comment by dinero fan on 08-10-2014

The wbo said it didn't believe in interim belts and laughed at the wbc wba & ibf for there silver interim belts and now they want fighters to fight for that interim garbage.

Comment by Corelone on 08-09-2014

But this would be big in Turdsaks country, they could sell out a stadium.

Comment by BoxngLove on 08-09-2014

[QUOTE=Divine Hammer;14839516]i dislike these cowards that drain themselves all the way down and rehydrate 15+ lbs on fight night (ie. canelo, donaire, chavez jr, salido, etc.).[/QUOTE] Rules are rules. They have multiple weigh ins weeks out they have one 24…

Comment by Divine Hammer on 08-09-2014

salido is more of a lightweight. are we forgetting he came in at 148 against lomachenko? i dislike these cowards that drain themselves all the way down and rehydrate 15+ lbs on fight night (ie. canelo, donaire, chavez jr, salido,…

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