Earlier today we were informed that WBC Super Flyweight champion Carlos Cuadras (30-0, 24) wouldn't be fighting Sonny Boy Jaro (30-0, 24)(37-13-5, 27) on September 20th as widely reported. The bout, although agreed by the parties, has been pushed back so that it can take place in Washington DC on November 13th.
In the meantime Cuadras will fight the dangerous and criminally over-looked Rey Megrino (21-20-3, 18) in a bout supposed to help Cuadras stay sharp for the Jaro bout.
Apparently the reason for postponing the bout is so that the fighters can get a high profile bout in Washington rather than staging it in Cuadras's homeland of Sinaloa, Mexico, however this really doesn't make any sense, afterall the high profile bout would surely be where one of the men is relevant...unless...
...what we have to assume is that the promoter of Cuadras has been offered a place on a yet to be announced show in November in Washington. Otherwise this looks like an odd move considering the fight was just 4 weeks away.
At the moment we're not expecting Megrino to be fighting for the title though that hasn't been confirmed as of yet. Though we do need to admit that this seems a very tough "tune up" for Cuadras given that Megrino is a serious puncher and has been massively under-rated. Cuadras is tough but this is not a gimme for the champion, in fact this looks a tougher bout than the Jaro contest.
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