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JOHN MOLINA VS. HUMBERTO SOTO ALSO IN PLAY FOR UNDERCARD OF SEPTEMBER 13 MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA REMATCH

By Ben Thompson | August 13, 2014
JOHN MOLINA VS. HUMBERTO SOTO ALSO IN PLAY FOR UNDERCARD OF SEPTEMBER 13 MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA REMATCH

Sources close to the situation have confirmed that a jr. welterweight clash between contenders John Molina and Humberto Soto is also in play for the undercard of the highly-anticipated September 13 rematch between undefeated pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather and former welterweight champion Marcos Maidana. The bout will likely either replace one of the previously mentioned bouts or alter the order of the card. We're told that there's also a possibility that either it or one of the other bouts will be televised on Showtime Extreme in the hour leading up to the pay-per-view telecast.

Molina last fought back in April when he found himself on the losing end of a Fight of the Year candidate with Lucas Matthysse. Soto, on the other hand, is currently riding a 6-fight winning streak, most recently scoring a 12-round uninamous decision victory over Wilfrido Buelvas this past June. Coincidentally, his last loss also came at the hands of Lucas Matthysse back in June of 2012.

Thus far, the pay-per-view undercard is shaping up to look like the following:

  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana
  • Miguel Vazquez vs. Mickey Bey
  • Leo Santa Cruz vs. TBA
  • John Molina vs. Humberto Soto
  • Alfredo Angulo vs. James De La Rosa



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