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Maidana-Ortiz for WBA interim!

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Recent world title challenger Marcos ‘El Chino’ Maidana and hot prospect Víctor Ortiz will meet on June 27 for the WBA interim super lightweight title on the undercard of the rematch between the WBA featherweight champion Chris John and Rocky Juarez at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Maidana lost on February 7 against Andreas Kotelnik in Germany for Kotelnik’s WBA regular title. The 25-year-old Maidana has a record of 25-1, 24 KOs, while the 22-year-old Ortiz is 24-1-1, 19 KOs).

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