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Massa Ortiz collides with Koki Romero Saturday

Two of Mexico’s top super lightweights will collide at the Tabasco Park Nave 1 in Villahermosa, Mexico on Saturday when undefeated WBC super lightweight silver champion Roberto “Massa” Ortiz (28-0-1, 22 KOs) of Torreon defends his belt against Culiacan’s Jorge “Koki” Romero (24-5, 21 KOs) in a 12-round bout that will be televised live on FOX Deportes in the United States and on Televisa in Mexico on a delayed basis.

A 10-round welterweight co-featured bout will see Tijuana’s Jorge “Pantera” Silva (20-3-2, 16 KOs) in action against Colombia’s Francisco “Volcan” Cordero (28-2, 20 KOs).

Also in action in separate, non-televised fights will be former world title challenger Librado Andrade (30-5, 23 KOs) of Guanajuato who will take on countryman Eduardo Ayala (17-35-4, 8 KOs) of Sonora in an eight-round light heavyweight bout and Albuquerque, New Mexico prospect Fidel Maldonado Jr. (15-2, 12 KOs) who faces Culiacan’s Abraham Alvarez (16-3-1, 7 KOs) in an eight-round junior welterweight fight.

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