Former standout amateur boxer, middleweight Enrique "Kikin" Collazo of San Juan, Puerto Rico, has just signed a promotional deal with Gary Shaw Productions and Universal Promotions.
As an amateur, Collazo won gold at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games held in Mayagüez, PR. In 2012, he won gold in the "Juan Evangelista Venegas Olympic Cup" in Ponce, PR and represented his country of Puerto Rico at the Olympics in London at the middleweight division.
"Adding Collazo to our stable is tremendous as we move forward to 2013," stated Gary Shaw. "Enrique brings an exciting style to the ring and together with my good friend Javier Bustillo, we plan to showcase him on an international stage."
"We are proud to add "Kikin" Collazo to our team" said Javier Bustillo, president of Universal Promotions "He is a warrior in life, is an example for our society, as he has raised his family, his brothers and our goal together with Gary Shaw is to fulfill his dream of becoming world champion."
Shaw continued saying, "I've very excited to be working closely with Bustillo in Puerto Rico to bring the best talent out of the Island. Our already great stable of fighters is growing just as we planned and we feel we have the best fighters coming out of Puerto Rico."
Collazo's professional boxing debut is scheduled for Friday, January 25th at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona in the city of New York.