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Ivan Calderon Sweeps Dieppa, Solis Next?

By Mark Vester

It was business as usual at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ivan Calderon (31-0, 6KOs) retained his WBO junior flyweight title with a one-sided twelve round decision over Nelson Dieppa (25-5-2, 14KOs).

As Dieppa predicted before the fight, Calderon would use his quick feet to always stay one step ahead. And as Calderon predicted, he would run, but make plenty of stops to land quick combinations. Dieppa said he would chase him, and he did, as Calderon busted him up for brave effort. The scores were 120-108 across the table. Dieppa, a former junior flyweight champ, has now lost 3 of his last 4 fights.

Prior to Dieppa, there had been some talk of a unification bout with IBF champ Ulises Solis. Some of the Puerto Rican press had said that Dieppa was a tuneup on the road to Solis.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Phantasm on 04-07-2008

Anybody know where I can d/l this fight and any undercards?

Comment by Lazy Liberal on 04-06-2008

[QUOTE=NAPO;3325976]yeah bro that was a BIG WTF from me i was amaze...calderon is gifted but just won't get that much exposure because he's on the small weight classes. and it should be great fight but for some reason solis don't…

Comment by Easy-E on 04-06-2008

Please people calling Calderon a runner just dont know the game. His style is perfect, if he had a little more power he would be a big name fighter.

Comment by NAPO on 04-06-2008

[QUOTE=DavidValenzuela;3325938]Napo didn't calderon beat cotto in the amat.game. Calderon doesn't have a punch but as long as he is able to outbox dudes, he'll be champ for a while. Calderon vs Solis this yr in a PPv undercard, should be…

Comment by Lazy Liberal on 04-06-2008

[QUOTE=NAPO;3325923]solis is a bitch he already is ducking calderon..nobody wants to face him he's the champ..fight the man bitches. calderon may be a runner but at least he's facing the best ducking nobody. and plus he stunt cazares and dieppa…

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