The undefeated Javier Fortuna entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 28-0-1 (20 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Takashi Uchiyama). The only man who stopped him in a draw was Luis Franco in 2013 (=Fortuna vs Franco), since then he has won six consecutive bouts winning the vacant WBA super-Fw belt in his last fight, against Bryan Vasquez (=Vasquez vs Fortuna).
His opponent, Carlos Ivan Velasquez, has an official record of 19-1-0 (12 knockouts) and his only loss occurred in 2013 when he faced Rico Ramos; after this fight he has collected four victories. Fortuna vs Velasquez is valid for the WBA World super featherweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Palms Casino and Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: WBA World super featherweight title
Fortuna’s previous fight: Bryan Vasquez vs Javier Fortuna
Fortuna’s next fight: Javier Fortuna vs Jason Sosa