Boxing Etc.

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Vic Darchinyan is expected to have an easy time with Victor Burgos tonight in the main undercard bout to the Israel Vazquez-Rafael Marquez super bantamweight title fight at Home Depot Center in Carson. Darchinyan, the International Boxing Federation flyweight champion from Australia via Armenia, is 27-0 with 21 knockouts. He is 6-0 with five knockouts in championship fights. Burgos of Mexico is 39-14-3 with 23 knockouts. The former IBF light flyweight champion is confident, however. “I am going to step in the ring and give him the biggest surprise of his life,” said Burgos, 31. To which Darchinyan responded: “I am going to be very happy if he can walk out by himself.” Showtime will televise. … Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico will put his World Boxing Association welterweight belt on the line against Oktay Urkal of Germany tonight at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cotto, 26, is 28-0 with 23 knockouts. Urkal, 37, is 38-3 with 12 knockouts. HBO will televise. … Don’t miss the main undercard fight. Hard-hitting Edison Miranda (27-1, 24 KOs), a top-ranked middleweight from Colombia, will square off with Allan Green (23-0, 16 KOs) of Tulsa, Okla. last_img

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