According to a recent e-mail from the WBC it looks like everything is still set in play for Filipino hard man Sonny Boy Jaro (37-13-5, 27) to challenge WBC Super Flyweight world champion Carlos Cuadras (30-0-1, 24).
The bout, one of two headline bouts on what is likely to be a stacked card, is a show that is being fought as part of a WBC tradition regarding the "tradition "Fight for Children" campaign. The campaign, to raise money for children in Washington DC explains, finally, why the fight has been scheduled for DC.
The campaign, which celebrates it's 25th anniversary, is something the WBC have backed strongly and it's fair play to the WBC for doing something like that, even if a lot of their decisions in boxing been questionable.
As for the actual fight there were worried that it would have to be cancelled or delayed due to Cuadras suffering a nasty cut in his recent title defense against Jose Salgado. Looking at the e-mail the WBC sent however no mention of the cut was made, suggesting that it has healed quickly and that Cuadras will be ready come November 13th!
(Image courtesy of http://wbcboxing.com)
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