SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- Super bantamweight contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo showed today his good shape during a hard training for his fight against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. in “The War”, to be held on October 6 at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”.
Oquendo trained at the Caimito Municipal Gym in San Juan where he worked with his trainer Dennis Pantojas showing great stamina and his strength with his punches. The boxer worked some rounds of gloves with his trainer, with the punching bag, shadows and floor exercises.
“I feel so good, strong and with great confidence in my job for this fight. We are working in two training sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon and I feel great with my team, Dennis Pantojas, and Felix Gonzalez, and all my group”, Oquendo said. “After the training I’m weighing between 126 and 128 pounds, that I think is good now”.
Chakhkiev-Valori, Menzer-Munoz, Boytsov-Airech in action on October 12th
It again fists fly! After the summer break, reports UNIVERSE Box Promotion is back and held as a co-promoter along with Box-Promotion in Hamburg on 12 October 2012 in the Wandsbek Sporthalle Hamburg, Hamburg Fight Night. At today’s press conference at the Maritim Hotel Hamburg were the protagonists, the journalists present to answer questions.
The No. 5 WBC, Rakhim “The Machine” Chakhkiev (14-0 (11)) will defend his title and would like Baltic with a win against the Argentinean champion Alejandro Emilio Valori (9-3 (6)), in the next rankings climb up. “I am highly motivated and am really glad to climb back in the ring. Valori is a good boxer and it is certainly an interesting fight. I will maintain my aggressive style of boxing, that’s why the fans can get ready for a show, “said Chakhkiev.
Uncomfortable with the reigning champions Argentina will be the impact for larger cache strong Inguschete recommend tasks. At the same time, the fight on the 12th October, the first for his new coach Anthony Brooks, who is delighted with the recent work of his protégé. “The training is going really well for Rakhim. Since he started the sparring, I ichgesehen how hungry he is for this fight. I am confident that he can beat Valori without problems and soon compete for a world championship, “Brooks said. The goal is a championship fight end of the year against World Boxing Council (WBC) cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk of Poland.
Heavyweight hope Denis Boytsov (31-0 – (25) meets the “Sandman” Konstantin Airich. With Airich Boytsov has even done some sparring rounds and is looking forward to the fight: “I’m happy that for far too long summer is over and it finally starts again. Now I want to quickly make 2.3 good fights against strong opponents and then get a Klitschko before the fists” said Boytsov.
In the women’s boxing is Lady Ina Menzer (29-1-0 (10)) to rise against the Spanish Loli “The Sugar” Munoz (5-3-1 (4)) in the ring. There it goes to the European Championship crown version of the WBO. The former triple world champion featherweight is after her successful battle against construction Doris Koehler in Schwerin again ready to attack up and take back the world title. “I’m looking forward to the fight. Nice that it goes back to a belt. I feel really good and will do my best to get me “to recommend for a world title fight, the boxing lady. Even the unbeaten in five fights Ismail Ozen (5-0 (5)) will provide mood in his home race. The light heavyweight is looking forward to working with the universe. “Universe is a barn with a big name, even if the last few months were not easy. I am delighted that such a high profile event held in Hamburg. My trainer Ismael Salas is the best that I’ve ever trained. Perhaps even the best that there is. The preparation is going really well and I think we can look forward to an exciting fight, “said Ozen.
Other match-ups will be announced in the coming week. Tickets for the event in the Wandsbeker Sporthalle Hamburg are now available on all CTS ticket locations on and on www.eventim.de www.boxing.de available. Accreditations run on the accreditation form of UNIVERSE Box-Promotion on www.boxing.de.