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Salido Ready For War as Jhonny Gonzalez Talks Continue

By Miguel Rivera

WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2, 26KOs) is ready for war. Salido's promoter, Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions, has continued his unification discussions with promoter Reginaldo Kuchle, who handles WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez (52-7, 45KOs). Last week, Kuchle made a lucrative offer to secure Salido.

"Fernando stated that he received  a call from Reginaldo Kuchle for the fight. He made me a offer to do the fight in September and we are negotiating the bout. These are the type of fan friendly fights that the people deserve...champion vs. champion," Salido said.

For his part, Beltran stated - "I hope we can come to an agreement so Orlando can show that there is only one true featherweight champion of Mexico and that is Orlando "Siri" Salido."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by UTEP on 05-11-2012

Hope Gonzalez dosen't pick Ponce over Salido. Golden Boy is offering more $ for Jhonny to fight De Leon for some reason. I think they want the winner to fight Adrien Broner.

Comment by bigcursedawg on 05-10-2012

[QUOTE=lopez36;12111087]gonzalez people are also talking with golden boy about facing pnce de leon and putting that on the canelo undercard in sept,according to fight news and univision the possibilities are good,i prefer the salido fight bcuz its a unification,but if…

Comment by RIZO24 on 05-10-2012

sucks that they have to fight, I like Salido's style better but dont care who wins!!

Comment by budfr on 05-10-2012

Nooo! I hate it when two Mexican champs fight. Even though they are wars, I don't know who to root. One will lose. I hope Broner has the gutz and fights either of them, Ponce already expised him.

Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 05-10-2012

[QUOTE=lopez36;12111087]gonzalez people are also talking with golden boy about facing pnce de leon and putting that on the canelo undercard in sept,according to fight news and univision the possibilities are good,i prefer the salido fight bcuz its a unification,but if…

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