Jorge Linares To Return on 10/6 in Northern California

By Ryan Maquiñana

Jorge Linares (31-3, 20KOs) will make his return on Oct. 6 in Northern California on Fox Sports, according to promoter Don Chargin, who said “the site is still up in the air.”

Chargin doubles as a consultant for Golden Boy, who co-promotes Linares with Japan’s Teiken Promotions.  A native of San Jose, Calif., the Hall of Fame promoter has returned to the region to co-promote shows with Golden Boy in San Francisco, Fairfield, and Woodland.

The co-feature is likely to include undefeated Japanese welterweight Yoshihiro Kamegai (21-0, 18 KOs) in his American television debut.

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly boxing column for  He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Ratings Panel for Ring Magazine. E-mail him at [email protected] , check out his blog at, or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cool-jupiter on 08-27-2012

I sure don't wanna believe that Jorge Linares is a shot fighter, who was once on the verge of taking off to the super stardom, but eventually crashed and burned. Linares is now a lot like Amir Khan, who is…

Comment by ddangerous on 08-27-2012

[QUOTE=vacon04;12454466]I want to see Linares again, he sure has massive skills, but Roach just wasn't the right trainer for him. I hope he looks a lot better now that he has gone back to his roots.[/QUOTE] ^^^I agree

Comment by vacon04 on 08-26-2012

I want to see Linares again, he sure has massive skills, but Roach just wasn't the right trainer for him. I hope he looks a lot better now that he has gone back to his roots.

Comment by bigcursedawg on 08-26-2012

[QUOTE=hougigo;12454098]Was it televised or not? I just saw Nishioka and marquez fight[/QUOTE] I saw the fight live in Vegas but I also saw the replay on fox sports and the Kamegai vs Munoz fight was on the replay. Roman Gonzalez…

Comment by Hougigo on 08-26-2012

[QUOTE=chiguy91;12454347]it said 'US television debut'. man, this sucks. it was announced on boxrec that linares and kamegai were going to have this card here in chicago. another card taken away. :fu2:[/QUOTE] Sucks man.... :(

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