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Vazquez vs Zappavigna in Play For Cotto-Mayorga Card

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has learned that Miguel Vazquez (27-3, 12KOs) will likely defend his IBF lightweight title against unbeaten mandatory Lenny Zappavigna (25-0, 17KOs) on the March 12 pay-per-view undercard to Miguel Cotto-Ricardo Mayorga, which takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Zappavigna destroyed Ji Hoon Kim in the first round of their IBF eliminator last October.

"I like my guy's chances. I think he can win this fight," said Gary Shaw, promoter of Zappavigna, to BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by boxa_ali on 01-09-2011

Angulo was a weight division heavier and len being only 22/23 and on the big stage forced the fight too early as nerves got to him. He bashed angulo for the first 4 round and almost had him out of…

Comment by richardt on 01-09-2011

The Zap guy was beaten by Angulo and Angulo was robbed of a clear win. Vasquez skills will win the day.

Comment by Pony Boy on 01-09-2011

Lenny hasn't fought anyone elite. His toughest fight was with Angulo and he didn't look so good. Miguel, on the other hand has fought three though opponents in a row and was the underdog in all three fights. Out of…

Comment by Fearless Angel on 01-08-2011

This is a great undercard fight.

Comment by Evil Abed on 01-08-2011

Up to 5 mil bet on Vazquez. PM me if anyones game.

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