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Vazquez vs Arce: Joe Cortez Selected as The Third Man

By Ryan Burton

According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Joe Cortez has been selected to referee the WBO super bantamweight championship fight between the title holder Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. and former three division champion Jorge Arce.

The fight takes place on the televised pay-per-view undercard of the Manny Pacquiao versus Shane Mosley super fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.

This will be the latest chapter in the storied rivalry between Mexico and Puerto Rico. Vazquez will be looking to stop Puerto Rico's recent losing streak to Mexican boxers in title fights.

Giovani Segura stopped Ivan Calderon and Orlando Salido upset Juan Manuel Lopez in the past few weeks to give Mexico the upper hand in the in the legendary rivalry.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 05-02-2011

Could/should have been tony weeks, cortez is really slowing down as a ref.

Comment by Pastrano on 05-02-2011

[QUOTE=Jessica Alba;10461913]they gotta make sure vazquez wins this one. arums making sure of this.[/QUOTE] :rofl: Omg, are u thick or what?!:lol1: Vazquez is winning this even if he fought with one hand tied behind his back!:D

Comment by aescobedo on 05-02-2011

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;10462968]I hope wv2 kos arce when he sucks on that lolipop with a cowboy hat looken like a mwxican version of broke back mountain[/QUOTE] You never no bro, maybee the changito will get ko'd.

Comment by theplayerpimp on 05-01-2011

[QUOTE=reneg_2;10463089]forget the fact that you're notoriously viewed as the most stupid poster on this site but IF arce beats vazquez you're going to look like a complete dumb b!tch. hahaha![/QUOTE] lol:You_Rock_

Comment by Rare_Pure on 05-01-2011

[QUOTE=nip102;10463271]jiminy cricket will **** this up shame as it could be a great fight[/QUOTE] hahahahahahahahahaha Im pretty sure im gonna be madly pulling my fkn hair watching this fool fk this brawl up

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