Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Gonzalez to defend against Salado
Roman Gonzalez reportedly will defend his jr. flyweight title against Omar Saldao on 7/9.
Unbeaten Roman Gonzalez will make the second defense of his WBA junior flyweight title July 9 in Mexico against Omar Salado, according to boxingscene.com. The venue has not been determined.
Gonzalez (28-0, 23 knockouts) won the interim version of the title with a second-round KO of Francisco Rosas in October, then successfully defended the belt in March with a unanimous decisionover Manuel Vargas.
He previously held the WBA strawweight belt from 2008 to 2010, a span in which he won four title bouts.
The 31-year-old Salado (22-3-2, 13 KOs) has lost three of his last six fights. This will be his third try at a world title.
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