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Vazquez-Ishimoto, Martinez-Magdaleno Eyed For 4/6

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com's Jake Donovan had previously reported that former super bantamweight champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (22-2-1, 19KOs) would return to the ring on April 6th in Macau against an opponent to be determined.

Vazquez's co-promoter Felix "Tutico" Zabala has advised us that a deal is close to being completed for Yasutaka Ishimoto (21-6) of Japan to be the opponent. WV2 will be defending his WBO International super bantamweight title. He won the WBO International title when he knocked out Jonathan Oquendo in October.

Another fight being seriously discussed is a WBO super featherweight clash with undefeated top rated contender Diego Magdaleno (23-0, 9KOs) challenging reigning champion Roman "Rocky" Martinez (26-1-2, 16KOs).

The card will have plenty of international flavor with two time Chinese Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming headlining the card against an opponent to be determined.  Brian Viloria will defend his WBA and WBO flyweight titles against Juan Francisco Estrada and Vanes Martirosyan will also appear on the card.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 02-07-2013

[quote=Tito777] Quote: Originally Posted by PRBOXINGCOTTO good to see wv2 back in action martinez will beat madgaleno or w.e his name is and rematch burgos on a big card Bro wat do u see in Martinez? Magaleno gonna put a…

Comment by Ringlife on 02-07-2013

So is this going to be on a PPV show or regular HBO?

Comment by Tito777 on 02-07-2013

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;13003988]good to see wv2 back in action martinez will beat madgaleno or w.e his name is and rematch burgos on a big card[/QUOTE] Bro wat do u see in Martinez? Magaleno gonna put a whooping on him. Try not to…

Comment by ddangerous on 02-07-2013

Man, this thing is getting stacked. Finally, something solid to look forward to in 2013.

Comment by MJ223 on 02-06-2013

[B]Nice lineup [/B]

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