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Salido To Return on 10/4, Open For Francisco Vargas

By Salvador Rodriguez

Former world champion Orlando "Siri" Salido (41-12-2, 28KOs) has decided not to fight on August 30th in Hermosillo, Sonora. Instead he will return on October 4th, against an opponent to be determined, in a bout for the interim-super featherweight title of the World Boxing Organization. The sanctioning body may potentially order a fight between Salido and undefeated contender Francisco Vargas for the vacant crown.

Vargas (20-0-1, 14KOs) is the WBO's international champion at the weight and coming off a three round stoppage win over Juan Manuel Lopez, who Salido had two memorable wars with.

"We have decided not to fight on August 30 in Hermosillo. We are going to fight, from what I am told, on the 4th of October," Salido said.

"I do not know if Francisco Vargas will be the opponent. I think he's is good, and that's who should fight me. He has quality, he moves well, comes forward. I think we'd go well together. We are Mexicans and we'd leave our souls the ring."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PunchyPotorff on 08-06-2014

For some reason I see Vargas as a world beater at SFW. Kinda doubt Salido can do much with him, but it would be an interesting matchup.

Comment by LowBlowKO on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=SlySlickSmooth;14831372]WBO is doing interim belts now? Anyhow I think Vargas can be great, he needs the right opponent(s) to bring it out in him.[/QUOTE] The WBO do do them occasionally, they have one at Bantamweight right now. They usually only…

Comment by LouIE G on 08-06-2014

Vargas will stop the old faded former champion...even coming in overweight will not help salido against vargas at this point in his career.

Comment by SlySlickSmooth on 08-06-2014

WBO is doing interim belts now? Anyhow I think Vargas can be great, he needs the right opponent(s) to bring it out in him.

Comment by Psylence83 on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14831070]The interim WBO title.... haha[/QUOTE] Sounds legit......... Vargas would stop him!

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