WBC Silver lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco will face Jorge Linares on the undercard of Bernard Hopkins’s first WBC light-heavyweight title defence against Chad Dawson on October 15.
The bout will be for WBC lightweight crown vacated by Humberto Soto. The fight will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Venezuelan born Jorge Linares, (31-1, 20 KOs), and DeMarco,25-2-1, 18 KOs), have been rumoured to be clashing for a while but until was not official.
August 6, 2011