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Jorge Linares To Face Ivan Cano on October 10th

By Elisinio Castillo

It's been announced in Venezuela that Jorge 'Golden Boy' Linares will make a defense of his WBC lightweight crown against Mexican challenger Ivan 'Macanón' Cano on October 10 in Caracas Polyhedron.

Linares fights in his native Venezuela for the first time in more than five years. After 13 professional fights and winning another championship, he make his return.

He returns after he grueling fight on May 30, when he got off the floor - and down on the scorecards - to batter and stop Kevin Mitchell.

Linares (39-3, 26 KOs) received confirmation of the fight from Jupiter Fight Boxing, who are handling the card. Ivan has a record a 23-6 record -2 and 15 knockouts.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bigg Rigg on 08-15-2015

Wish he could have gotten on the GGG-Lemieux card instead.

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 08-14-2015

Weak stuff coming off the win over Mitchell.

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-14-2015

An ok defense &I don't c much problem 4 tge champ...Ezy 2 hit he looked average wgen I saw his 2 draws vs Prieto...

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