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Angelo Santana to face Mamadjonov

Updated: April 8, 2013, 1:33 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Up-and-coming lightweight Angelo "La Cobra" Santana will face late substitute Bahodir Mamadjonov on Friday night at the Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, promoter Don King announced Monday.

Santana (14-0, 11 KOs), a 24-year-old southpaw and former Cuban amateur standout now living in Miami, was supposed to face Carlos Cardenas (20-6-1, 13 KOs) of Venezuela for a vacant interim 135-pound world title in the main event of the "ShoBox: The New Generation" card (10 p.m. ET/PT).

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