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Video: Benavidez Ready For First WBA Title Defense

PHOENIX, AZ -- Ryan Burton catches up with undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) interim super lightweight world champion JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR. to discuss his upcoming fight with Mexican buzz saw JORGE "Maromerito" PAEZ. JR. on Friday, May 15 at US Airways Center. The world championship battle will be televised live on “The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV” at 10:00 p.m. ET. The live telecast will open with undefeated Top-10 contender ANTONIO "Relentless" OROZCO in a 10-round super lightweight rumble with power-punching EMMANUEL "The Tranzforma" TAYLOR.

The four warriors boast a combined record of 98-8-2 (65 KOs) -- a winning ratio of 91% with two-thirds of those victories coming by way of knockout. Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Golden Boy Promotions, tickets to the Benavidez vs. Paez / Orozco vs. Taylor world championship event, priced at $100, $75, $60, $40 and $20, may be purchased online at www.Ticketmaster.com or www.USAirwaysCenter.com . To charge by phone call 1-800-745-3000.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SalimShady1212 on 05-14-2015

He needs to give his papi the belt back.

Comment by 285Kid on 05-14-2015

Benavides already looking drained

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