Arce - Darchinyan: War Of Words

TOTOWA, NJ (November 18, 2008) -- World super flyweight champion VIC "Raging Bull" DARCHINYAN is ready to give WBA interim super flyweight champion and Mexican loudmouth Jorge Arce (51-4-1, 38 KOs), the big Olé-off! Darchinyan (31-1-1, 25 KOs), from Sydney, Australia by way of his native Vanadzok, Armenia, responded to the challenge Arce made to him today..

"If Arce thinks he has a snowball's chance in Hell of beating me than he's a bigger sucker than those lollipops he chews on," said Darchinyan. "Arce shouldn't be worrying about me running for the hills. He should be worrying about me running him out of boxing! The last real ring test he had was against Cristian Mijares in 2007 and we all know how that ended. It was a murderous unanimous decision victory for Mijares, scored 119-109, 118-110 and 117-111. And everyone saw what I did to Mijares on November 1. Arce is going to be my human piñata. It will be like a Chihuahua going against a bull...a raging bull!"

Added Gary Shaw, Darchinyan's promoter, "I think Arce has been chewing on Agave-spiked lollipops for him to be making this career-ending challenge. We may request Arce take a breathalyzer test before signing the contracts. I'm taking no chances with this Spanish Fly."

Darchinyan, the former IBF/IBO flyweight champion, unified his IBF junior bantamweight title with Mijares' WBC/WBA super flyweight belts on November 1, knocking him out at the end of the ninth-round of their November 1 rumble at The Home Depot Center. Televised live by SHOWTIME, Darchinyan became the first man in the history of the 115-pound division to unify the three major belts. Darchinyan's victory ended Mijares' (35-4-2, 13 KOs), two-year title run and nine-bout winning streak

Arce Targets Darchinyan, Fight with Vazquez Looks Remote

(Nov. 18, 2008) – Jorge Arce, one of boxing’s most brash talkers, is no longer clamoring for a fight against WBC super bantamweight champion Israel Vazquez. Arce has now set his sights on WBC/WBA/IBF super flyweight champion Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan. “Vazquez had his shot, but he waited too long to make a decision and quite frankly, I think he was scared of the match up,” Arce said. “I can only hope that Darchinyan won’t run for the hills like Vazquez did.”

Arce, who fights two divisions lower than Vazquez, has been chasing the fellow Mexican-native for quite some time. Most recently, Arce called out Vazquez after his fourth round TKO win over Isidro Garcia just two weeks ago (Saturday, Nov. 1).

“I really wanted the fight against Vazquez,” Arce said. “But this is a business and right now a fight with Darchinyan makes more sense. Let’s see how much guts the so-called ‘Raging Bull’ actually has.”

Arce has a record of 51-4-1, with 39 knockouts.

Article posted on 19.11.2008

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