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Humberto Soto returns Saturday

Photo: Alma Montiel
Photo: Alma Montiel

By Gabriel F Cordero

Mexican three-division world champion Humberto Soto (63-8-2, 35 KOs) reappears Saturday against Colombian Wilfrido Buelvas (15-1, 9 KOs) at the Explanada Municipal in Tlalnepantla,Mexico topping an event billed as “Furia in Tlalnepantla” presented by Promociones del Pueblo Promotions and broadcast on Televisa. Soto, currently rated WBC #5, indicated that he wants a title shot against the current world champion Danny Garcia.

On the same night, undefeated local prospect Rey Vargas (19-0, 16 KOS) defends his WBC Youth super bantamweight belt against the Filipino Vergel “Superman” Nebran (12-7-1, 8 KOs).

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