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Calderon to defend title at the Garden

Updated: April 25, 2009, 6:13 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

World junior flyweight champion Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon of Puerto Rico will defend his title June 13 at New York's Madison Square Garden against hard-punching Rodel Mayol of the Philippines, promoter Top Rank announced Saturday.

Calderon, long regarded as one of the best technicians in boxing and a pound-for-pound list entrant, has only fought in New York once in what was his third professional fight. Now he will have a chance to perform at the Garden on the eve of the annual Puerto Rican ...

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