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Archie Solis Targets a Unification With Roman Gonzalez

By Miguel Rivera

Mexico's Ulises "Archie" Solis (34-2-3, 21 KOs) retained his UIBF junior flyweight title on Saturday night with a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over Jether Oliva at the Benito Juárez auditorium in Guadalajara. Solis, 29 years old, feels ready for the other champions at his weight. The boxer he would like to face most is undefeated Nicaraguan Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (29-0, 24KOs).

Solis plans to ask his promoter Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions to make the fight. Gonzalez returns on October 1 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with no opponent being finalized as of yet.

"It would be a great fight and the public demands it. I have to face the best and I have asked my promter, Zanfer, to get me that fight with Gonzalez," Solis said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jrosales13 on 08-28-2011

This might be the best fight that can be made in the division.

Comment by Pony Boy on 08-28-2011

Solis deberia de quejarse del referi que parecia estar encontra del Solis. Solis should file a complaint against the Ref who wa obviously against the champion and favored the Philipino fighter who fought very dirty. Shame on the IBF for…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 08-28-2011

Roman knocks him out

Comment by Shadows on 08-28-2011

Hopefully this fight comes off.

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