The World Boxing Council super featherweight champion, Francisco “Bandido” Vargas, and the former world champion, Orlando “Siri” Salido could well clash this year for treasured Green and Gold.
WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman commented: “Vargas vs. Salido would be an extraordinary Mexican war. Salido always, whoever, wherever and whenever he fights offers a great show. Vargas has such special skills and the skills culminate in everything for a clean and passionate fight. I consider it would be one of the best fights of 2016!”
HBO is interested in organizing this match as the main event on June 4th at the Stub Hub Center. An announcement is eagerly awaited.
Venezuelan challenger Liborio “Maquinita” Solís (23-3-1, 10 KOs, aged 33) has arrived in Japan ready for his fight on March 4th at the Shimazu Arena in Kyoto, Japan against the undefeated southpaw and WBC bantamweight champion, Shinsuke Yamanaka (24-0-2, 17 KOs, also aged 33),
Shinsuke will be defending his title for the 10th time heading the card “World Premium Boxing” presented Mr. Akihiko Honda. It’ll be broadcast live to all Japan.
For Liborio Solis, this will be his third fight in Japan. He already notched two victories over Kohei Kono and Daiki Kameda.
“I am in the very best shape of my career. I am prepared for an absolutely great fight and I am sure that the green and gold belt will be coming back home with me”, Solis commented.
Solis has a record of 14 triumphs (5KOs) since February 2011 when he was defeated by Panamanian, Ricardo “Matemático” Nunez.