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Guillermo Rigondeaux gets visa, faces James Dickens in Cardiff

"El Chacal" was recently reinstated as the WBA Super Bantamweight Champion after Carl Frampton's refusal to face him.

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The "pound-for-pound superstar" that Frank Warren promised for his upcoming July 16th show in Cardiff has turned out to be Guillermo Rigondeaux, who is once again set to face James "Jazza" Dickens after getting his visa issues sorted out.

Rigondeaux (16-0, 10 KO) was originally booked against Dickens in March, only to be forced out due to visa issues stemming from his training in Russia.

The Cuban, who regained his WBA title after then-champion Carl Frampton moved up in weight to face Leo Santa Cruz, will be fighting for just the second time in almost nineteen months should he make it to the ring. He last fought in November, taking home a godawful decision over Drian Francisco on the undercard of "Canelo vs. Cotto."

Dickens (22-1, 7 KO) is a decade younger than his opponent but badly out of his depth in every other conceivable category. The Liverpool native was last seen on that same March card, stopping 14-30-5 Reynaldo Cajina in six. Back in 2013, he came up short against Kid Galahad in his only notable fight to date.

The Rigolucion continues to be an upheaval of the Won't Get Fooled Again variety, it seems.

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