Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/21/14
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World-rated welterweight Eddie "The Lion" Paredes (32-3-1, 21 KOs) is prepared to go from being considered one of the most avoided welterweights to world champion. Rated #2 in the world by the World Boxing Council (WBC) and #3 by the World Boxing Association (WBA), Parades hopes to soon face one of the top-ranked welterweights - Robert Guerrero, Luis Carlos Abregu or even Amir Khan if he moves up in weight - in a career-defining fight to position him for his first world title shot. Credit: Rey Sanchez / Acquinity Sports Paredes, fighting out of Hollywood (FL), is riding a 10-fight win streak. He has won 11 of his last 12 fights with one draw, since suffering his last loss more than four years ago to Carlos Molina by 10-round decision. Paredes' last fight was a solid victory by 10-round decision over veteran Hector Munoz last November in Sunrise, Florida. "Floyd Mayweather, Jr. just made Guerrero by giving him the payday of his life," the 28-year-old Paredes commented. "Floyd can d...
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