BURGOS EYES WBO TITLE SHOT
Press Release: Juan Carlos Burgos hopes to challenge newly crowned WBO 130-pound titlist Roman “Rocky” Martinez [who won the vacant title after Adrian Broner outgrew the weight class]. Burgos, 30-1 with 20 KOs is now ranked his promoters say that Burgos has bneen named the mandatory contender with the right to the next WBO title challenge. Since Burgos' one loss, which came in a world title opportunity against Hozumi Hasegawa, Burgos has won five in a row against Frankie Archueta, Gilberto Sanchez Leon; undefeateds Luis Cruz and Cesar Vazquez as well as ex-IBF featherweight champion Cristobal Cruz. "I am ready for Rocky Martinez, he showed his ability on his fight against Miguel Beltran Jr., and was the deserving of the title [Editor's note: Martinez got the title only due to a controversial point deduction by the referee], but I'm ready to challenge him for it," said Burgos from his native Tijuana, Mexico. "I won't let this one get away from me, I want to fulfill my destiny with the WBO belt around my waist, I just need to know the date so I can prepare to go to war with Martinez.” Burgos of Tijuana, Mexico is promoted by Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions.