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Jose “The Sniper” Pedraza on top of the world

New York, NY (6/18/15) – This past Saturday, Puerto Rico’s Jose “The Sniper” Pedraza fulfilled a lifelong dream when he picked up the IBF world super featherweight championship with a flawless performance against once-beaten contender Andrey Klimov. With the impressive showing, Pedraza, who improved to a perfect 20-0, 12KO’s, with the near shutout victory, clearly cemented himself as the next rising star to come out of the island. Continue reading

Jose Pedraza Wins IBF Elimination Bout against Michael Farenas

Tonight at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Gary Shaw Productions, DiBella Entertainment and Universal Promotions’ undefeated IBO super featherweight champion, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (19-0, 12 KOs) dazzled his hometown fans winning an astounding 12-round unanimous decision against top Philippine contender Michael Farenas (39-5-4, 31 KOs). With the win, Pedraza moves into the mandatory position to fight IBF world champion, Rances Barthelemy (21-0, 12 KOs) as this fight was an IBF elimination bout. Continue reading

Jose Pedraza vs. Michael Farenas IBF Elimination Bout Finalized For November 14

PUERTO RICO (October 9, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions, DiBella Entertainment and Universal Promotions’ undefeated IBO super featherweight champion and Puerto Rican sensation Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (18-0, 12 KOs) and Philippine contender Michael Farenas (39-4-4, 31 KOs) have finalized their IBF elimination bout scheduled for November 14, 2014, at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The 12-round bout will be televised on DirecTV in Puerto Rico only. Check your local listing for more details. Continue reading

Jose Pedraza vs. Juan Carlos Martinez Co-Main Event On ESPN Friday Night Fights at Chumash Casino August 15

SANTA YNEZ, CA (August 6, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions undefeated Super-Featherweight sensation, Puerto Rico’s, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (17-0, 11 KOs), makes his way back to the ring against Juan Carlos Martinez (20-14-1, 7 KOs) August 15, 2014 as the co-feature to Rustam Nugaev (27-6-1, 17 KOs) vs. Denis Shafikov (33-1-1, 18 KOs). The 10-round bout will air live on ESPN “Friday Night Fights” and will take place at Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif.
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Jose Pedraza looks to shine on Cotto vs. Martinez card this Saturday

Gary Shaw Productions, Universal Promotions and DiBella Entertainment’s undefeated super-featherweight champion, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (16-0, 10 KOs), is excited to be fighting on the undercard of Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez, taking place at the Madison Square Garden in New York on June 7, 2014. Pedraza will battle, Arturo Uruzquieta (15-6, 5 KOs) in a scheduled 6-round bout. Continue reading

Pedraza captures IBO world title, Rivera and Paredes win pro debuts

PONCE, PUERTO RICO (March 23, 2014) – Last night at the auditorium Juan Pachin Vicens in Ponce, Puerto, undefeated super featherweight contender, Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (16-0, 10 KOs) captured the vacant International Boxing Organization super featherweight world title, with a dominating unanimous decision victory against Mexico’s Alberto “Kichis” Garza (26-7-1, 21 KOs). Scorecards read 119-109, 118-110 and 117-111.

“This was another fight where I went the distance and learned a lot.” said Pedraza. “I’m working on everything each time I step in the ring. I’m feeling more comfortable while I’m honing in on my skills to get better. I feel I’m ready to fight any of the other world champions in my division, but ‘m going to leave that up to my promoters, Gary Shaw, Lou DiBella and Javier Bustillo. I’ll fight anyone anywhere. I’m ready to make my people proud. Fighting in Puerto Rico is the best.”

Newly signed amateur stars, bantamweight Jean “Chapito” Rivera (1-0) and featherweight Luis Paredes (1-0) were successful, winning their pro debuts convincingly. Continue reading

Weights from Ponce, Puerto Rico: Pedraza 129 vs. Garza 130

Rey Ojeda Marco 135 vs. Fernando Torres 135
Kenny Galarza vs.150 vs. Miguel Munguia 151
Jesus Rojas 127 vs. Juan Beltran 131
Daniel Rosario 151 vs. Carlos Garcia 151
Alberto Mercado 133 vs. Angel Pascual 132
Edwin Rodriguez 117 vs. Hector Gonzalez 118
Luis Rosario peso 124 vs.Felix Caraballo 124
Luis Paredes 124 vs. Josue Class 125
Jean Carlos Rivera 119 vs. Kevin Vazquez 120