Next fight of Javier Fortuna is not determined yet.
On August 28 at the boxing event without spectators in Indio, California, former world champion in three weight categories Jorge Linares (47-5, 29 KOs) will fight Javier Fortuna (35-2-1, 24 KOs). The WBC Diamond lightweight belt is at stake.
In one of the main events of the evening at the Barclays Center in New York, Robert Easter Jr. (21-0, 14 KOs) in a hard and stubborn confrontation got a difficult split decision win over Javier Fortuna (33-2-1, 23 KOs), thus defending his IBF lightweight title. The fight was not the most spectacular one and had a large abundance of clinches. As a result of 12 rounds, two judges preferred Easter - 115-114 and 115-112, the third give the fight to Fortuna - 115-114.