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Herrera - Benavidez Set For Dec. 13

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 15 Oct 2014

Herrera-Benavidez set for Dec. 13

Updated: October 13, 2014, 11:56 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior welterweight Mauricio Herrera and prospect Jose Benavidez Jr. will meet Dec. 13 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas with Herrera's interim title at stake.

Carl Moretti, vice president of Top Rank, which promotes Benavidez, told ESPN.com that he struck a deal with Eric Gomez -- vice president of Golden Boy Promotions, which promotes Herrera -- for the bout and they exchanged paperwork Monday.

The bout will take place on the HBO-televised undercard of the return of former welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr., who is coming off his April title loss to Manny Pacquiao to take on Diego Chaves.

Herrera (21-4, 7 KOs), 34, of Riverside, California, challenged junior welterweight world champion Danny Garcia in March and lost a heavily disputed majority decision as Garcia turned in a poor performance. But when Herrera...

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simba's Photo simba 15 Oct 2014

Benavidez is being brought up real cool......