Report: Damon Gonzalez
Photo credits: Cotto Promotions
Confidence and much energy is what showed the protagonists of the event called “Boxing At Maximum” this evening at the luxurious Courtyard Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort which marks the first event of the 2015 season for the company’s world middleweight champion of the World Council of
Boxing Miguel Cotto at the Coliseo Guillermo Angulo Carolina this Saturday February 7th.
José ‘Wonder Boy’ Lopez who is unbeaten in 14 fights with 10 knockouts will be back after five months of his commented match against seasoned Mexican Roberto Castañeda in Caguas and this time collide with JOSEAN ‘The Train’ Figueroa (8-3-
1, 7 KOs) to 8-round super bantamweight division.
“We’re just 2 days of our struggle, work is ready and I feel 100% for this fight, no doubt we will win,” said Jose Lopez.
While the seasoned JOSEAN Figueroa confessed to being in top form “certainly am ready for this fight, we trained for several months and I feel great.
I know the Boy Wonder and you have to fight him smart and that matter.
Fans will enjoy a great fight, “said ‘The Train’ Figueroa.
n an attractive semiestelar combat flyweight division between Israel ‘The Crown’ Vazquez (9-1-2 and six knockouts) and Charlie Clemente (8-0 and four) which is scheduled for six rounds and 108 pounds,
the Bayamon Vazquez, son of Wilfredo Vazquez and brother Wilfredo ‘Papito’ Vázquez, will be looking reencarrilar his career after his first defeat, and will face an undefeated that, moreover, will be fighting in his hometown.
“I think it’s a fight I should win pretty comfortable,” Vazquez said.
“From what I’ve seen of him, I think I will try to box: I do not think it will stop fighting me.”
In his last fight, the first held last November in Caguas, Vázquez fell twice, losing by decision in six innings against veteran of a thousand campaigns, Miguel ‘Samurai’ del Valle, a fighter that had expired in 2012.
“I did not feel frustrated or blocked by this defeat,” Israel said.
“Indeed, with whom he was supposed to fight then with Clement, and had been training all the time sparring with my brother (Papito), which is right”.
“Although he had already earned him a Zamurai, got confused a bit by being left-handed, plus I had more than a year without fighting,” he added.
“Now I want to get on a second level, to get what I’ve always wanted: A world title fight,” said the youngest of the Vázquez.
But Clement also exudes confidence.
“I think it’s a fight I win,” he said.
“I am a fighter who adapts to bring the rival can box, but can also search and can fight both left-handed and right-handed”.
In addition, Alex ‘El Pollo’ Jesus (20-1 and 13), silver medalist of the Pan 2003, will make his first appearance since 2010 when shock in a six round bout at 145 pounds and with Javier Garcia Cagueño
(6-7-1, 1 KO).
In another match, the full weight of Aguas Buenas, Carlos ‘Chicano’ Cotto (7-0-1 five KOs) will face four episodes with Jimmy mocano Suarez (2-5 and two knockouts).
“They will see a Chicano Cotto totally different,” said fellow professional wrestler, who changed coaches and is now preparing to Gerardo Sánchez.
“I, previously weighed up to 267 pounds, I’ll be at 220 for this fight,” he said.
“People will be surprised when they see the Chicano before it was slow and always tired.”
Among the other prospects who will see action on the bill are the carolinense cruise Kelvin Nunez (4-0 and four) hitting four episodes with the Arecibo debutant Jonathan González;
the bantamweight humacaeño Freddy Ortiz (3-0 and three) who scold four episodes debutant Rafael Padilla of Aguada, and light weight of Comerio, Kevin Nieves (6-1-1 and three) who fight to six
rounds with the Dominican Reynaldo White (7-1, 3KO’s in a very close fight that promises plenty of action. “This event is very pretty even. We promise lots of action fighting fans can not miss this event with the best prospects Puerto Rico
“said the promoter and vice Cotto Promotions and H2 Entertainment, Hector Soto.
Also be active American welterweight settled on the island, Rashidi Ellis (13-0) and super bantamweight Hormigueros, Richie Rodriguez (1-0 and one), among others.
Wonder Boy: Jose Lopez vs.
The Train: JOSEAN Figueroa is presented with Cotto Promotions H2 Entertainment by Guillermo Angulo Coliseum in Carolina by the Municipality of Carolina, Auto Chrysler Group spokesman, Cyclone Energy Drink, Salsoul, Noti-One and Everlast.
The entrance to the coliseum will cost $ 15.00 Ring Side General and $ 10.00 General Admission.
Tickets are available at Ticket Center locations by calling 787-792-5000 or by visiting their website: http://www.tcpr.com