The former world champion in three different weight classes Jorge Linares entered this fight with a boxing record of 45-4-0 (28 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 super lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Regis Prograis). He fought three times last year beating Mercito Gesta (Jorge Linares vs Mercito Gesta) and Abner Cotto (Jorge Linares vs Abner Cotto) but between these two bouts he lost to Vasyl Lomachenko (Jorge Linares vs Vasyl Lomachenko).
His opponent, Pablo Cesar Cano, has an official record of 31-7-1 (21 knockouts) and he entered as the No.78 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive fights in 2017, against Fidel Maldonado Jr and Marcelino Nicolas Lopez, but he came back to win with Ruslan Madiev in 2018. Linares vs Cano is valid for the WBC International Silver super lightweight title; undercard of Demetrius Andrade vs Artur Akavov. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, USA
Division: light welterweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg)
Title: WBC International Silver super lightweight title
Linares’ previous fight: Jorge Linares vs Abner Cotto
Linares’ next fight: Jorge Linares vs Al Toyogon
Cano’s next fight: Pablo Cesar Cano vs Roberto Ortiz
Linares vs Cano full fight video:
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