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Chris Arreola wants title shot, Omar Figueroa wants PBC respected

Chris Arreola wants title shot, Omar Figueroa wants PBC respected

Chris Arreola (36-4-1) hopes to land a third heavyweight championship bout when he faces his former sparring partner, Travis Kauffman (30-1-0), in San Antonio on Saturday. 

Riverside’s Arreola has been stopped short in two previous attempts to become the first heavyweight champion of Latino descent, losing to Vitali Klitschko at Staples Center in 2009 and getting stopped by Bermane Stiverne for the vacant World Boxing Council title last year at Galen Center.

Arreola’s aware his performance in Saturday’s bout is vital for any chance to make the third time a charm.

Mike Battah, the promoter for the Premier Boxing Champions card at...

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