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Vazquez Jr. is Still Going To Push For The Arce Rematch

By Rey Colon

Negotiations to finalize a rematch between Mexico's Jorge 'Travieso' Arce (58-6-45KOs), the WBO's super bantamweight champion, and former beltholder Wilfredo 'Papito' Vázquez, is still being pursued by the Puerto Rican boxer's promoter Felix 'Tutico' Zabala. According to Zabala, if no agreement is reached he plans to approach the WBO with a formal request for a mandatory WBO eliminator.

"If there is no rerematch, we are going to ask for an eliminator at the [WBO's ongoing convention]," Zabala said.

This Saturday at the Coliseo Mario 'Quijote' Morales in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Vazquez (20-1-1, 17KOs) will make his return to the ring for the first time since the May knockout loss to Arce.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AnimalisticMeth on 10-26-2011

It won't happen Arum has Arce in line for Donaire and is a shame because he deserves his rematch.

Comment by mshap on 10-26-2011

VJr -- fight and beat a couple of real guys 1st to earn a rematch...

Comment by blind4 on 10-26-2011

Rematch at NY:boxing:

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 10-26-2011

[QUOTE=mdportorock3;11337358]So many damn haters here. [B]Arce aint making no money in mexico.[/B] I do agree that it should be held there though. So, whats wrong with WV2 trying to get a rematch with arce? Close ass fight if you aint…

Comment by mdportorock3 on 10-26-2011

So many damn haters here. Arce aint making no money in mexico. I do agree that it should be held there though. So, whats wrong with WV2 trying to get a rematch with arce? Close ass fight if you aint…

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