Date: 28th October 2016 at 1:41pm
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Big fights are coming thick and fast in 2016.

After having already witnessed some classics in the past few weeks, it seems another cold be heading our way on Saturday 26th November, in Cardiff.

It has been announced that the WBO world lightweight title holder, Terry Flanagan will put his belt on the line against the Puerto Rican lightweight Orlando Cruz.

Cruz has previously fought for a world title fight but lost, in the featherweight division, against Orlando Salido back in 2013.

At 35-years-of-age, this fight will be the Puerto Rican?s last opportunity to fulfil his wish of becoming the first openly gay world champion.

However, as far as Flanagan is concerned, he sees this fight as a stepping stone to secure a fight with the WBA lightweight title holder, the Venezuelan Jorge Linares.

Linares is well known to British fight fans having recently dethroned Anthony Crolla as the WBA champion.

Talking about his future plans, Flanagan is quoted as having remarked,

‘I’m out to prove a point and show everyone I’m world class.?

Flanagan should stop Cruz and then it remains to be seen who Linares fights next, will it be Crolla or will it be Flanagan?