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 Last update:  9/17/2012       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Vazquez vs Oquendo is Set, Rafael Marquez Officially Out
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Finally, “The War” will be between former world champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. and world contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo on October 6 at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”.

 “Rafael Marquez is facing health problems and work in some personal issues and will not fight against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.”, Peter Rivera, PRBBP Vice-President, said. “Now, we are going to make Vazquez Jr. against Oquendo, a fight long awaited by Puerto Rican fans”

So, headlining the show, Vazquez Jr. (21-2-1, 18 KOs), former WBO superbantamweight champion, will face Oquendo (22-2, 15 KOs), the #3 ranked by the WBO in the superbantamweights and the WBO Latino champion, for the WBO International 122lb title in a fight scheduled to 12 rounds.

Also, former two time world champion Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon (35-2-1, 6 KOs), will face WBO minimum (105 pounds) champion Moises Fuentes (15-1, 7 KOs), from Mexico; #4 WBO lightweight ranked, unbeaten Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (20-0, 15 KOs) will face Eudy Bernardo (13-0, 8 KOs) for the WBO Latino lightweight title, and former Olympians Victor Bisbal (20-1, 14 KOs) and Alex Gonzalez (20-7, 10 KOs) will fight in a heavyweight bout scheduled to eight rounds.

Tickets for “The War” are availables at Ticketcenter ( www.tcpr.com ) calling 1 787 792-5000. The prices are $20, $40, $75, $125 and $250.

Tags: Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. , Rafael Marquez , Jonathan Oquendo , Vazquez-Oquendo , Vazquez vs Oquendo , Marquez-Vazquez , Marquez vs Vazquez


 

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comment by richardt, on 09-17-2012
Lopez - the undercard is listed in the article. This is NOT a PPV quality card. It is barely worthy of a regular Showtime or HBO card. The main even is more like an undercard to a bigger fight that would be on one of the networks. But this is FAR from being a PPV event.

comment by fceeviper, on 09-17-2012
Get well soon Rafa! :boxing:

comment by lopez36, on 09-17-2012
i'm watching this fight but man i really hope arum puts on a great under card,not like the garbage we had in the chavez/martinez one..i like skills in a fighter but some fighters just run,hold,etc..if we are asked to pay atleast put in fighters who are going to make the 50 dollars worth it,when c...

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