By Gabriel F. Cordero
Filipino IBF light flyweight world champion John Riel Casimero (19-2, 11 KOs) will next defend his crown on May 3 against Colombian challenger Mauricio Fuentes (16-2, 10 KOs) at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Cebu City, Philippines. Fuentes, who is rated IBF #12, has won his last 13 fights, but all were against opponents listed as having losing records with the exception of one pro debuter. He has never fought outside Colombia. Casimero will be making his fourth defense.