Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/14/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Kermit Cintron falls to the canvas after his victory over Jesse Feliciano in the IBF Welterweight title fight at Staples Center on November 23, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Cintron won the fight by way of TKO in the 10th round. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
Kermit Cintron won a world title at welterweight. Take away two suspicious losses to the disgraced cheater Antonio Margarito and he's never lost as a welterweight. He has almost insurmountable physical gifts of height and superior strength as a welterweight. And so, after losing three of four in a disastrous 18-month stretch, what's he going to do to get his career back on track? He's going back to welterweight. "I feel that it's always been my weight," explained the former champion. "I took my last couple fights at I54 lbs. because they were good opportunities, but you know I was always a better fighter at 147. I didn't gain the weight of a true 154 pounder. I went up to 153 lbs. on fight night, while the guys I was fighting went up to 170 to 175 lbs. I feel that 147-lbs is where I belong. I'm already on weight and I have a week left. It was never a problem to make welterweight." "EL Asesino" Cintron (33-5-1, 28 KOs) will face Chicago attraction Adrian "EL Tigre" Granados (11-2-1, ...
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