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2016 Fight Of The Year: Francisco Vargas Vs Orlando Salido

Crown him: Orlando Salido is THE boxing action hero of his time. From 2011 to 2016, he’s waged war in a whopping six Fight of the Year candidates. The workmanlike Mexican — he moonlights as an Uber driver — secretes grit. And no one alive gives a damn that his record is 43-14-4. When he gets in the ring, you must watch. So when HBO decided to broadcast Salido vs fellow Mexican...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido And Artur Beterbiev

If you’re a boxing fan you know where it’s at this weekend: Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido on HBO. Everything else seems a little underwhelming by comparison. Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido, Saturday, HBO, Carson Calif. In what seems to be a surefire fight of the year candidate, rugged Mexican junior lightweight Vargas takes on hard-as-nails veteran Salido. Sure, Vargas...
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June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Orlando Salido to ESPN: I won the fight vs. Roman Martinez clearly

Orlando “Siri” Salido was in Los Angeles yesterday as a guest of the ESPN Deportes boxing show “A Los Golpes” and spoke about his second bout with Rocky Martinez that was scored a draw last September 12 in Las Vegas. Salido spoke with Bernardo Osuna, David Faitleson and the great Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. during the show that is taped at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles. Here’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch full Orlando Salido-Rocky Martinez fight

Orlando Salido and Rocky Martinez engaged in a thrilling fight earlier this year. It was a back and forth, knockdown filled affair, and a fight of the year candidate. Right here, you can watch the full fight video of Salido vs. Martinez I. The two are set for a rematch on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto pay-per-view on September 12th. So, for a change, there’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Liam Walsh eager for potential title shot against Roman Martinez or Orlando Salido

World rated Liam Walsh is closing in fast on a title shot and knows he can’t slip up against Troy James on Saturday July 11th at the Manchester Velodrome. The undefeated Cromer star is rated number four in the world by the WBO and nine by the IBF, will take a step closer to a world title shot if he defeats James and is keeping a close eye on WBO World Champion Roman Martinez and...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Roman Martinez Defeats Orlando Salido To Claim Title

PUERTO RICO – In the on-going boxing battle between Mexico and Puerto Rican, Roman Martinez brought the title back to the island. In front of a raucous, Martinez defeated defending champion Orlando ‘Siri” Salido by unanimous decision to become the new WBO super featherweight champion. In the early rounds, Martinez worked steadily behind the jab while Salido found success taking...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Let The Bell Sound, The Round Isn’t Over

Over the last few weeks a number of stories, rumors, theories have been permeating the boxing landscape. Some of them real, some not, but one thing is certain, while the rumor mill swirled, some REAL fights were taking place. Orlando Salido found himself in ANOTHER “fight of the year” candidate that featured SEVEN knockdowns (three on Salido, four on Kokietgym) with Salido ultimately...
Via BadCulture
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Omar Narvaez, Kazuto Ioka, Orlando Salido And Richar Abril

After one of the biggest boxing weeks of the year, the next seven days are time for a break for all but the most hardcore fans. It’s not that there’s nothing on (there is, and quite a lot of it is on TV), it’s just that it’s a mile wide and an inch deep (like the lake above, but less pretty). There are some mid-level names fighting, as you can see from the headline, but...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirty, Overweight Orlando Salido Gets By Vasyl Lomachenko

There was nothing wrong with the judges' scorecards in the HBO meeting Saturday between grizzled veteran Orlando Salido and amateur great Vasyl Lomachenko, only with Salido's exploitation of missing weight and all the low blows he threw in the bout. It did the trick: Salido got a split decision win in San Antonio. It was the rare occasion where the judges getting it right was unfortunate...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Salido to Vasyl Lomachenko: Professional boxing is not the same

For three-time world featherweight champion Orlando Salido boxing has been about perseverance and overcoming the odds, and in 17 days his mettle will be tested once more as he puts his world title on the line against two-time Olympic gold medalist, Vasyl Lomachenko (1-0, 1 KO), considered by many to be the best amateur boxer in the history of the sport and the 2013 Prospect of the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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