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Brandon Figueroa vs Julio Ceja in The Works For November 15

BoxingScene.com has been advised that the return of fast rising super bantamweight Brandon "The Heartbreaker" Figueroa (20-0) is being targeted for a date in November with the 15th the likely landing spot.

Across the ring from him will be former interim champion Hugo "Pollito" Ceja (32-4).  This fight will likely headline a Premier Boxing champions on FS1 card.

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Ceja will represent the toughest challenge to date for the 22-year-old Figueroa.  Ceja was last in action in June when he was stopped in 8 rounds by former champion Guillermo Rigondeax.  Ceja was giving the Cuban two-time gold medal winner his toughest test as a pro before getting caught and stopped.  He was up on all 3 scorecards at the time of the stoppage.

Figueroa, who holds the interim WBA super bantamweight world title, is 3-0 in 2019 with 3 knockouts. He was last in action in August when he blew out an over matched Javier Chacon in 4 rounds in front of a packed house in a bout also televised by FS1.  The fight took place in Edinburg, Texas which is a short distance from his hometown of Weslaco.

After the fight there was talk of a potential showdown pitting Figueroa against Stephen Fulton who kept his perfect record intact by knocking out Isaac Avelar on Figueroa's undercard.  Those plans will be tabled until sometime in 2020.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by KTFOKING on 10-04-2019

Like it, definitely will be exciting as long as it lasts. Put Fulton on the UC again to build that fight up.

Comment by Oldskoolg on 10-04-2019

That fight is going to be an absolute war....they should have put that one on regular FOX

Comment by BigZ44 on 10-04-2019

Figueroa in a shootout

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