David Hopper of 8CountNews.com caught up with undefeated lightweight prospect Alejandro Luna (15-0, 11 KOs). The 21-year-old will fight veteran Daniel Attah (28-16-1, 11 KOs) Oct. 19 at the Sports Arena in Pico Rivera, Calif.
DH: You have a fight scheduled for Oct. 19. Talk about that and how your preparation has been going.
AL: I’ve been training very hard for this fight. This fight is actually going to be right in my hometown. I’m very excited to put on a great show for all my family, friends, and all the fans in the area. This will the first time that I’ll be fighting locally right in my hometown. We’re pushing hard in the gym and going that extra mile.
DH: Whom will you be fighting?
AL: I’ll be fighting a veteran, Daniel Attah. I believe he’s out of D.C. It will be at lightweight, 135 pounds.
DH: How many rounds will it be scheduled for?
AL: This will be a 10-round fight.
DH: Have you watched any tape of Attah?
AL: I’ve actually watched some tape. We know he’s a southpaw. He’s a little tricky. We’ve been getting some good work in with all the southpaws in the gym.
DH: You switch back and forth from orthodox to southpaw stance. Are you just as comfortable fighting as a southpaw as you are right-handed?
AL: Actually, it’s kind of funny because every time I fight a southpaw it’s a little difficult for me fighting from my regular stance, which is right-handed, and ever since I started boxing whenever I sparred or fought a southpaw in the amateurs we would always turn southpaw on them. I actually felt that it was very effective. When I fought a southpaw I thought I could box them very well as a southpaw. Whenever I fight a left-handed fighter I usually switch back and forth during the fight and confuse them a little bit. It’s very weird because when I fight a right-handed fighter I hardly switch in a fight. Continue Reading…
The Pico Rivera Sports Arena is located at 11003 Rooks Rd, Whittier, CA 90601. For more information please visit www.lanoria.tv or www.garyshawproductions.com.
Tickets priced $125, $100, $75, $35 are on sale now and can be purchased at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (562) 695-0747. Doors open at 5 P.M, first fight starts at 6 P.M.