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Yoandris Salinas To Face Oscar Escandon on May 31

By Ben Jacobs

South Florida-based Cuban Yoandris Salinas (20-0-2, 13KOs) will return to the ring on May 31 in Las Vegas against Colombian Óscar Escandón (22-1, 15KOs).

Salinas will be looking to get back into the title mix at 122lbs following his draw in London last October against current WBA champion Scott Quigg.

The two men share a common opponent in Nehomar Cermeño who himself will be challenging Scott Quigg on April 19 in Manchester.  Salinas drew with Cermeño while Escandón suffered a split decision loss.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by New England on 03-24-2014

i'm petitioning these cubans to get some real names. can't we just have a juan or a jose for once? is that so much to ask? even rigondeaux doesn't know how you pronounce his last name. ask 10 cuban bsceners…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 03-24-2014

[QUOTE=racostaa;14358901]Not with the master of the division, Rigondeaux.[/QUOTE] lol I wasn't even thinking of Rigo. I was thinking about anyone who's better than Salinas, which would be a few people.

Comment by racostaa on 03-24-2014

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;14356918]Yeah, I thought Salinas was lucky to get off with a draw. He didn't look very impressive. If Yoandris manages to grab a belt, he won't hang into it for long.[/QUOTE]Not with the master of the division, Rigondeaux.

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 03-23-2014

[QUOTE=Andre Wardttke;14356867]He started well against Quigg, really controlled the action in the early rounds, but faded bad. I thought Quigg one by a round. But I wasn't complaining. I won a couple hundred of quid by putting £10 on the…

Comment by Andre Wardttke on 03-23-2014

He started well against Quigg, really controlled the action in the early rounds, but faded bad. I thought Quigg won by a round. But I wasn't complaining. I won a couple hundred of quid by putting £10 on the draw…

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