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Wilfredo Vazquez-Rafael Marquez in Play For August 4th

By Rey Colon

A battle of former champions is going to take place on August 4th at the Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez in Bayamon, as former multi-division champion Rafael Marquez (41-7, 37 KOs) will face ex-WBO super bantamweight beltholder Wilfredo "Papito" Vazquez (21-2-1, 18 KOs). Vazquez was informed of the date by his promoter Tutico Zabala of All Star Promotions.

If the fight is indeed going to take place on this date, it would like get paired with the planned fight between the former champion of the WBO at 105-pounds, Ivan Calderon (35-2-1, 6 KO's), and the current champion, Mexico's Moises Fuentes (14-1 and 6 KO's).

Former WBO super featherweight champion Roman "Rocky" Martinez (25-1-1, 16KOs) is also potentially returning on the date.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lopez36 on 06-02-2012

i just don't think marquez has the power at this weight,he was great at 118 and 122 but once he went to featherweight his power stayed down,,plus he's also a lot older and beat up,i think vazquez might win this…

Comment by Aztecsoldier on 06-02-2012

[QUOTE=Sttag;12197333]Well of course Calderon was the favorite, he was an old undefeated champ fighting above his weight but Segura was the classical younger, bigger, stronger challenger. I don't remember the hype for the fight tho. Yeah I don't know who…

Comment by Aztecsoldier on 06-02-2012

[QUOTE=-TITAN-;12197330]So he wasnt a top featherweight because of a decision loss to gamboa? I seem to remember salido dropping gamboa and giving him the most competition anyone has.[/QUOTE] He wasnt hadn't done much since beating guerrero but beat cruz for…

Comment by FightingWords on 06-02-2012

Marquez is in no way a safe fight for Vazquez. Although Rafael is in the twilight of his career, he still possess the power to stop WV2.

Comment by Sttag on 06-02-2012

[QUOTE=Aztecsoldier;12197324]Wasnt calderon the favorite against segura? People where saying he was going to outbox the sht out of the wild segura. And fuentes is a big unknown even for me who follows mexican fighters.[/QUOTE] Well of course Calderon was the…

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