Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.
Ponce de Leon-Lazcano on May 4 prior to Mayweather-Cotto
Former titleholder Daniel Ponce de Leon will face Eduardo Lazcano on May 4 in Las Vegas, the night before Floyd Mayweather faced Miguel Cotto.
Former junior featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce de Leon will face twice-beaten Eduardo Lazcano
Ponce de Leon (42-4, 35 knockouts) is coming off a sixth-round knockout of Omar Estrella in January that helped him to bounce back from consecutive decision losses to unbeaten fighters Adrien Broner and Yuriorkis Gamboa in March and September of last year. Lazcano is 24-2 with 11 knockouts.
The bout will be televised on Fox Sports Net and Fox Deportes, and feature junior middleweight Derrick Ennis (23-3-1, 13 KOs), of Philadelphia, against Ishe Smith (22-5, 10 KOs), of Las Vegas.
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