Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Salido Eyes August Return, Gonzalez and Broner Bouts

By Osman Rodriguez

WBO featherweight world champion Orlando Salido (38-11-2, 26KOs) is looking to return in August. The boxer was very pleased to read a recent report on BoxingScene.com, where WBC champion Jhonny Gonzalez expressed his intention of pursuing a unification with Salido. Gonzalez (51-7, 45KOs) defends his belt against Elio Rojas on Apruil 28th in Mexico.

"I wish him luck in his April defense against Elio Rojas and I would love to fight him in a unification bout for the WBC and WBO belts. The fight would be an all-out war and I welcome the fight," Salido said.

Also, Salido doesn't rule out the possibilty of moving up in weight to face WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (23-0, 19KOs).

"Well right now I am comfortable at 126-pounds but if the right opportunity presented itself, I would welcome the challenge of fighting for the WBO 130-pound title. Broner is a good fighter but he has never faced a champion and Mexican fighter like myself. I would take his hair brush and brush a [location] on the canvas were I would put him," Salido said.

"I also would like to thank Showtime again for [televising] my memorable fights with Juanma Lopez and I look forward to fighting on Showtime again."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Neglect on 03-24-2012

Broner landed all the good shots late. Don't see how people have Ponce won. He won some early rds that were CLOSE. So wwhat.

Comment by ChiTown2Diego on 03-24-2012

I too had Ponce over Broner in a competitive fight but as the clear winner But nonetheless, Salido would be better served staying away from Broner. It would play out similar to Siri's fight with Gamboa except with a likely…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-24-2012

[QUOTE=newcastleking;11925609]No featherweight can beat Broner? We all seen DeLeon sock him up good and get JIPPED! **** a robbed W or L. We FANS know the truth.[/QUOTE] And I dont think Ponce ever fought above featherweight and was the shorter…

Comment by EdWins on 03-24-2012

Salido is one of my new favorites, I hope he makes great success from this point onward!

Comment by newcastleking on 03-24-2012

close fight by balls, Broner won like 3 rounds.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (19)
Top Headlines Jordan Gill Dominates Jason Cunningham In British Eliminator Video: Mikey Garcia Talks Errol Spence, Lipinets, Linares, More News: Demirezen, Wallisch, Pulev, Wegner, Schmucker, More Qais Ashfaq, Tasha Jonas Get Wins on JDNXTGEN in Manchester Andre Ward: I Wouldn't Announce Retirement if I Didn't Mean It Eddie Hearn: Final Must Be Groves-Smith, Even In January 2019 Photos: Donnie Nietes Drills Juan Carlos Reveco, Retains IBF Belt Photos: McWilliams Arroyo Stuns Carlos Cuadras With Upset Win Brook: Me vs. Khan is Like Mayweather-Pacquiao - But in Britain Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada Rematch Eyed For The Fall - Superfly 3 Donnie Nietes: I Want Chocolatito or Sor Rungvisai Next! Photos: Sor Rungvisai Wins War With Juan Francisco Estrada Andre Ward To Kovalev: Grow Up and Accept What Happened! Groves: That Wasn't the Best Callum Smith I've Seen; Was Flat McWilliams Arroyo Targets Sor Rungvisai Showdown Tony Bellew Wants Andre Ward, Tyson Fury at Old Trafford Too Video: McWilliams Arroyo on His Big Win Over Carlos Cuadras Video: Andre Ward on Ring Return, Sor Rungvisai-Estrada, More Video: Sor Rungvisai Breaks Down His Tough Win Over Estrada Video: Amir Khan Explains Anthony Joshua Beef, Talks Future Chocolatito Praises Estrada: Sor Rungvisai Lost, Unfair Decision! Estrada: What Did The Judges Watch? I Clearly Beat Sor Rungvisai Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - CompuBox Punch Stats Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - Official Scorecards - Photo Sor Rungvisai Decisions a Very Determined Juan Francisco Estrada Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard McWilliams Arroyo Shocks Carlos Cuadras With Majority Nod Cuadras vs. Arroyo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Donnie Nietes Drops, Stops Juan Carlos Reveco in Seventh Artem Dalakian Decisions a Bloody Brian Viloria For WBA Title Photos: George Groves, Callum Smith - Go Face To Face Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE Superfly 2 Results Anthony Yarde Batters, Stops Tony Averlant in Seven Callum Smith Outboxes Nieky Holzken, George Groves is Next Daniel Dubois Blasts Out DL Jones in Three Rounds Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Ronnie Clark Shocks Zelfa Barrett in IBF Regional Bout Conte Responds To Wilder's "Always a Cheat" Jab at Luis Ortiz News: Miguel Cotto Update, Lewis Ritson, New England Results Brian Viloria Very Pumped as He Goes For Fifth World Title
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement