Kevin Mitchell to beat Felix Lora: Boxing weekend prediction

We highlight the fights to watch this weekend and bring you our prediction for Kevin Mitchell v Felix Lora


Prediction: Kevin Mitchell to beat Felix Lora by TKO

On Friday night in York Hall, London, Kevin Mitchell will once again try and build some momentum in his career against limited opponent Felix Lora of the Dominican Republic. Mitchell has not fought since beating undefeated John Murray seven months ago and there are rumours that if he wins on Friday night, he will face Scotland’s WBO lightweight title holder Ricky Burns in the spring. Expect Mitchell to dominate his smaller opponent with a stiff jab, decent lateral movement and a solid body attack. Lora has only been stopped once in 27 fights but he is very limited and will likely be stopped in the middle rounds as Mitchell tries to put on a show and prove he is worthy of a world title fight.

Friday 10 February 2012

Kevin Mitchell v Felix Lora
London, England
10 rounds lightweight

Lucas Matthysse v Angel Martinez
Trelew, Argentina
12 rounds light welterweight

Luis Lazarte v Johnriel Casimero
Buenos Aires, Argentina
12 rounds junior flyweight for vacant IBF title

Demetrius Andrade v Angel Hernandez
Uncasville, USA
10 rounds light middleweight

Raymond Serrano v Kenny Abril
Uncasville, USA
10 rounds welterweight

Saturday 11 February 2012

Rodrigo Guerrero v Juan Carlos Sanchez Jr
Los Mochis, Mexico
12 rounds super flyweight for Guerrero’s IBF title

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