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All Set for Guzman-Mosquera Fight this Friday in Kissimmee

JoanGuzmanKissimmee, FL: Everything its set to go for All Star Boxing second installment of their Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford summer series this Friday, June 28 at the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Florida.

In the main event Joan Guzman, (33-1-1-20 KO’s) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic a former WBO and IBF world champion will face former WBA world champion Vicente Mosquera (32-2-1-17 KO’s) of Panama City, Panama in a bout schedule for 12 Rounds for the World Boxing Association interim Jr. Welterweight championship.

WBO #1 featherweight contender Orlando “El Fenomeno” Cruz (20-2-1-10 KO’s) of San Juan, Puerto Rico will not fight on the card has he will fully concentrate on his world title challenge against Orlando Salido for which the WBO ordered for it to happen in 90 days, negotiations are underway. Continue reading

Guzman vs. Mosquera for Interim WBA Super Welterweight Title

565Photo by Reynaldo Sanchez- Acquinity Sports has announced that an agreement has been reached regarding an Interim World Boxing Association super lightweight title fight, featuring a pair of past world champions, Joan Guzman and Vincente “El Loco” Mosquera, tentatively scheduled for May 31 at a venue to be determined.

Guzman (33-1-1, 20 KOs), a 1996 Dominican Republic Olympian now living in Miami, suffered his first loss as a professional this past November, dropping an eighth-round technical decision to Khabib Allakhverdiev for the WBA championship (Danny Garcia is the WBA Super 140-pound champion). Guzman suffered a knee injury when he was tossed to the canvas, leading to the fight being halted by the referee Luis Pabon. Guzman’s promoter, Acquinity Sports, requested an immediate rematch with Allakhverdiev, based on the mishandling of the event by Pabon. Instead, the WBA granted an Interim title fight between WBA #5 Guzman and WBA #9 Mosquera, and the winner earning a regular WBA title shot with Allakhverdiev. Continue reading