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Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Returns in June, Eyes Regional Belt

By Rey Colon

Former WBO super bantamweight champion Wilfredo 'Papito' Vazquez (21-2-1, 18KOs) will be back in the month of June in a fight possibly involving a WBO regional title, according to hi promoter Felix 'Tutico' Zabala.

Vazquez returns from a twelve round split decision loss to WBO 122-pound champion Nonito Donaire, which took place on February 4th. Papito's return could possibly take place on June 16th on a card also featuring WBO Latino featherweight champion Orlando Cruz.

According Zabala, he doesn't rule out the possibility of Vazquez moving up to the featherweight division to chase a fight with WBO champion Orlando Salido - but Zabala's priority at the moment is getting Orlando Cruz the shot with Salido.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JoelRa79 on 03-12-2012

I would love to see vazquez vs salido.

Comment by newcastleking on 03-12-2012

Hes a good kid, hell fight anybody, good strong heart. Hes still got a good record and he isnt damaged. Those 2 losses didnt damage his body & spirit. Juanma, now that cats 2 losses were damaging!! Wilfredo is still…

Comment by nycsmooth on 03-12-2012

bout should have been a UD but 4 Texas ref, Dickie Coles boy, judge Garcia, what a disgrace this guy/was/is 2 our sport...WV2 is running on heart & will have a few setups & then lose in another title op...he…

Comment by Marcov on 03-12-2012

I gained alot of respect for Vazquez Jr. when he showed heart against Donaire, I'd like to see him do good now.

Comment by SelectOne on 03-12-2012

I want to see him rematch Acre

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