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Antonio DeMarco lines up July fight

Updated: March 21, 2012, 10:34 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Lightweight titlist Antonio DeMarco will face Jorge Linares in a rematch July 7 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., as long as Linares wins an upcoming fight first.

Gary Shaw, DeMarco's promoter, and Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer, who promotes Linares, both said they have reached an agreement on the fight, which will headline a Showtime card.

However, Linares (31-2, 20 KOs), of Venezuela, must first take care of business against Sergio Thompson (21-2, 19 KOs) on March 31 in ...

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