LOS ANGELES – Undefeated top prospects featured on the undercards of Antonio Orozco vs. Miguel Acosta on March 25 and Manuel Avila vs. Rene Alvarado on April 1, hosted Los Angeles media workout today ahead of their scheduled fights. Fighters, Jason “El Animal” Quigley (9-0, 8 KOs), Emilio Sanchez (11-0, 8 KOs), Oscar Torres (8-0, 4 KOs), Edgar “Kid Neza” Valerio (5-0, 3 KOs), Pablo “The Shark” Rubio Jr. (4-0, 3 KOs) and newcomer Tenochtitlan “T-Dog” Nava were all in attendance to show off some of their boxing skills in ring.
Below is what the fighters had to say about their upcoming fights:
JASON “EL ANIMAL” QUIGLEY, Middleweight Prospect:
“It can be hard to be so far away from home, especially on this past St. Patrick’s Day holiday but I had a great day out celebrating with friends this year. My last fight was a learning experience, I know mistakes happen and I know not to lose control for next time.
“David Lemeuix is a great guy and boxer. We are both in this sport to be the best we can. To be honest, the Olympics first caught my attention but at the end of the day I’ve left that behind. I’m in professional boxing, and fighting as amateur is a completely different sport.”
EMILIO SANCHEZ, Featherweight Prospect:
“I’m really excited for my upcoming fight in Fantasy Springs this week. I’ve been training really hard in the gym and I’m hoping to move up to 10-rounders this year.
“I know this will be a good fight and if the knock out comes, I’ll be ready to take it.”
EDGAR “KID NEZA” VALERIO, Featherweight Prospect:
“From the looks of my opponent’s record, it seems like it will be a very good fight.
“I’ve been going in hard and keeping it consistent in the gym. I’m hoping after this fight to move on up to eight-rounders.”
TENOCHTITLAN “T-DOG” NAVA, Super Featherweight Prospect:
“It’s a great honor to be among stalemates like Nick Arce and Rafael Gramajo at the Westside Boxing Club. I had a really great amateur career of about 35 fights and couldn’t be more excited for my LA Fight Club professional debut next Friday.”
PABLO “THE SHARK” RUBIO JR., Super Bantamweight Prospect:
“It feels great to be out there and have so many supporters and fans cheering me on with Team Shark. My goal is to put on a great fight. I always go into the ring the best I can be and I’m always on the lookout for a huge knockout.”
OSCAR TORRES, Welterweight Prospect:
“I haven’t seen any video of my opponent, but I’m ready to take him on.
“I feel very happy and prepared for LA Fight Club next week. My opponent was changed, so I’ve had to switch up my workout routine in the gym to get the big knock out on fight night.
“Ultimately, my goal is to sign with Golden Boy Promotions and become a World Champion.”
Antonio Orozco vs. Miguel Acosta, is a 10-round welterweight fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by “Cerveza Tecate, Born Bold.” The Boxeo Estelar broadcast will air live on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. The card will also stream live on EstrellaTV.com and on YouTube via Fenomeno Studios. The Ring TV live stream will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m.
LA FIGHT CLUB: Manuel Avila vs. Rene Alvarado is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by “Cerveza Tecate, Born Bold” and Carmelita Chorizo. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The Estrella TV Boxeo Estelar broadcast will air live on Friday, April 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT and will stream live simultaneously on estrellaTV.com and on YouTube via Fenomeno Studios: youtube.com/FenomenoStudios. The Ring TV live stream will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m.