News: Shawn Estrada Quotes; Erick Vega

November 24 (East Los Angeles, CA) - 2008 East LA Olympian, Shawn Estrada held an open media workout today and spoke with the press on his preparation for his first professional bout against Washington, D.C.'s Lawrence Jones that is set to take place this Saturday, November 29 at the new Citizens Business Bank Arena located in Ontario, California..


"My trainers, Rodrigo Mosqueda and Arnulfo (Bravo) had me spar against a variety of sparring partners so that I will be ready for my pro debut".

"I've been training for about a month and a half. I'm feeling confident, because I am well trained and ready to go.... I'm going to dominate this fight."

"As soon as this fight is over, it's back to training."

"This fight is dedicated first and foremost to God, then to my Dad and my daughter, Alyssa."

Contender Season 4 Participant Erick Vega to Attend Life Rolls On Foundation Charity Event

Contender Season 4 Participant and Arizona based power punching cruiserweight Erick “Dynamite Hands” Vega will be on hand at the “Battle of Orange County” December 13th. The event which is taking place at the No Limit Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness Center will be benefiting the Life Rolls on Foundation. It will include live mixed martial arts fights, skateboard competitions, live music, a comedian, silent auctions and a meet and greet with UFC legend Ken Shamrock. Vega is looking forward to the festivities that are taking place as well as being on hand for an event representing such a great cause.

“The promoters for the event wanted me to come down and help out. This is such an honor since I am all about giving back to the community”, said Vega who will be on the upcoming season of The Contender which begins December 3rd on The Versus Network. ”I’m looking forward to the fights as well. I’m a big fan of mixed martial arts and my friend/former sparring partner Joe Riggs is on the card. I’d love to be involved with a cross promotions event where I’ll step into the ring in an MMA rules fight, hopefully for a good cause like this” said the former amateur star.

The event will be taking place from 4 pm until 12 midnight. Paid admission includes food and access to all of the day’s events. Tickets are $45 and can be ordered by going to ConvictedArtist.Com or calling 1-866-926-8499. The address of the No Limit Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness Center is 1962 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 90206

The Life Rolls On is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that exists to be a grassroots resource that provides hope and is an advocate on behalf of young people whose lives have been affected by spinal cord injury.

Article posted on 23.11.2008

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