WBO 28th Convention – Salido vs Martinez 3 In The Works?
Oct 29 2015 3:25 PM
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The WBO is in Orlando, Florida with its 28th annual convention this week.

A lot of news has come out of the convention, including an award presentation to Mexico's long-time WBO Featherweight champion Orlando Salido for his noteworthy career.

What is really going on behind the scenes at the WBO convention is that Salido is at the convention to lobby for a third bout with Puerto Rico's Roman Martinez.

Salido is known as a Featherweight, but he did capture an interim WBO Super Featherweight belt as well, and it is from there that his rivalry with Martinez developed.

For Martinez, the WBO Super Featherweight belt was his in 2013, but he dropped the belt to Mikey Garcia in November of 2013 and he took a year off.

After a tune-up bout upon his return, he took the belt from Salido in San Juan, Puerto Rico in April of 2015.

Salido got an immediate return match in Las Vegas in September, and the bout ended in a split draw.

The Salido camp clearly thinks their fighter won that second bout, and a third match is being sought.

Salido and his entourage's heavy presence at the convention may be enough to get that match for early 2016.

This has been The Boxing Channel reporting from Orlando, Florida.

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