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.