Report: Damon “Latinbox” Gonzalez
Davie, Florida – Welterweight puncher Matteo “Cyborg” Papa (7-0, 5 KO’s) from Miami, Florida way of Varese, Lombardia, Italy. Currently training at the Centeno’s Sweatbox Gym in Davie, Florida.
Papa a boxer-puncher signed with Mayweather Promotions steps on the gas in camp.
Matteo Papa Q&A:
How is training camp going in Florida?
“I began camp in Vegas in September training at Mayweather Boxing Club and transition to Florida for a few weeks taking advantage of the weather and some high level sparring joining a few other camps down here.”
Signed with Mayweather Promotions what are your thoughts?
“It’s a honor to be on a world top class promotions and be part of TMT. I’ve trained along side Floyd in a few occasions and even get to spar with him and acquire knowledge and skills that I’ve been using on the ring and in personal life, I can’t wait to fight.”
Preparing for a fight how important is the preparation for you?
“I stay ready all year round so I don’t have to get ready. Preparation is key.”
You have trained in Las Vegas very hard is there a difference training in Florida?
“I always go hard and the most important element for me is to have a great coach to work with, and it’s bigger than just boxing.”
Making weight how are you feeling and are you right now at fight weight?
“I take nutrition very seriously, it’s a lifestyle for me to eat healthy and clean, I love to cook and prepare all my meals. I feel comfortable to make my weight.”