Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/11/14
Red-hot featherweight prospect Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (19-0, 14 KOs) of La Romana, Dominican Republic, will step in to face former IBF Featherweight Champion Cristobal "Lacandón" Cruz (39-13, 23 KOs) of Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, July 6, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. An injury to original main event participant Marvin Sonsona left an opening on the Sampson Boxing and Greg Cohen Promotions show entitled "The Moment of Truth", which Fortuna and Cruz have eagerly jumped in to fill. "This fight could not have been made without the wonderful assistance of Art Pellulo of Banner Promotions," said an excited Sampson Lewkowicz. "We are having a show called The Moment of Truth and now it truly will be for Javier Fortuna. We are going to see what he can do with a world-class fighter like Cristobal Cruz, who was already in shape for a fight on the 20th. This is going to be a fantastic main event." In the te...

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