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Javier Fortuna-Abner Cotto in Play For Nov. 1 on SHO

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a deal is close for a super featherweight clash between Abner Cotto (18-2, 8KOs) and Javier Fortuna (25-0-1, 18KOs). The fight is being targeted for November 1 at the UIC Paillion in Chicago, which is going to be a Showtime televised quadrupleheader. Fortuna is coming off a tough decision win over Juan Antonio Rodriguez in May, and last month Cotto won ten round split decision over Jerry Belmontes.

The Chicago card is going to feature WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda, who will defend his title against mandatory Alejandro Hernandez. Also light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara, Roberto Garcia and middleweight Caleb Truax will be in action.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by torosboxing75 on 09-11-2014

[QUOTE=illpapi;14933541]Well, Abner Cotto has a big size advantage over Fortuna but not sure if he's any good. Has anyone seen him fight? Could this be competitive at all or are we going to see a 3 round fight? While I…

Comment by CTC JOHNNY on 09-11-2014

Javier Fortuna is going to destroy this kid !!!:boxing:

Comment by illpapi on 09-11-2014

[QUOTE=torosboxing75;14933245]Pour Abner he has no chance. Its like a lamb to the slaughter![/QUOTE] Well, Abner Cotto has a big size advantage over Fortuna but not sure if he's any good. Has anyone seen him fight? Could this be competitive at…

Comment by torosboxing75 on 09-11-2014

Pour Abner he has no chance. Its like a lamb to the slaughter!

Comment by nycsmooth on 09-11-2014

a good card of young talent, that I will watch...

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