Over the last 24 hours or so we've seen a lot of murmurs in regards to a Super Featherweight bout between former world champions Takashi Miura (30-3-2, 23) [三浦 隆司] and Orlando Salido (43-13-4-1, 30), with the two now looking likely to face off in December.
The bout has been in the works over the last few weeks, with almost all the top Super Featherweights all looking to fit in a big bout before the year, and it seems that the work involved in the bout is speeding up with both camps said to be close to agreeing everything.
The bout would likely see the winner fight for the WBC Super Featherweight title next year, likely facing either veteran Miguel Roman (56-11, 43) or current champion Francisco Vargas (23-0-2, 17), with the two Mexican's expected to face off in early 2017 as ordered by the WBC. Notably both Miura and Salido have made it clear that they want a rematch with Vargas, and would almost certainly prefer to see "Bandito" retain his title against Roman.
Although nothing has yet been confirmed the hope is to stage the Miura Vs Salido bout in California in what would likely be the final big American card of the year, and a probable FOTY contender with styles that should gel perfectly to give us, the fans, thrills from the opening round to the final bell.
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