Bryan Vasquez entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 34-1-0 (18 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 super featherweight in the world. He suffered his only defeat in 2012 when he faced current #1 super-Fw Takashi Uchiyama (=Uchiyama vs Vasquez), since then he has won five consecutive fights beating Sergio Thompson in his last bout (=Thompson vs Vasquez).
His opponent, the undefeated Javier Fortuna, has a record of 27-0-1 (20 knockouts) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. The only man who stopped him in a draw was Luis Franco in 2013 (=Fortuna vs Franco); after this bout he has won five fights defeating Miguel Taveras in his last one. Vasquez vs Fortuna is valid for the vacant WBA World super featherweight title; undercard of Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: vacant WBA World super featherweight title
Vasquez’s previous fight: Sergio Thompson vs Bryan Vasquez
Fortuna’s next fight: Javier Fortuna vs Carlos Ivan Velasquez