Diego Magdaleno to fight in China

Updated: February 8, 2013, 6:46 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Las Vegas junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno thought twice before he would get a world title shot only to see it fall by the wayside. But on Friday he finally snagged the opportunity he long has been waiting for.

Magdaleno signed to challenge 130-pound titlist Roman "Rocky" Martinez of Puerto Rico on April 6 at the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau, China, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told ESPN.com.

The fight is part of Top Rank's entrance into the Chinese market, ...

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