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Felix Trinidad is Confident Puerto Rico Will Rise Again

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Puerto Rican boxing legend Felix "Tito" Trinidad is optimistic about the future of Puerto Rican boxing. Currently, the country has only one world champion in Roman "Rocky" Martinez, the WBO super featherweight beltholder. Superstars like Miguel Cotto and Juan Manuel Lopez are nearing the end of their careers, and several top prospects like Thomas Dulorme, Orlando Del Valle and Jonathan Gonzalez have failed to reach their potential.

Trinidad feels there are enough talented fighters coming up to put Puerto Rican boxing back on the map.

"The future is with Dulorme, Jonathan "Bomba" Gonzalez and Jose "Chelo" González, McWilliams and McJoe Arroyo and [Felix] Verdejo. There are countless fighters who are coming up, almost all of them are undefeated. Juanma still has several very good matches out there for him, economically and as a boxer. [Cotto] will do the fights that he wants to do. He is his own promoter and he decides what he wants to do. I wish him well and hope he continues forward," Trinidad told Michelle Rivera.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cuban Linx on 05-06-2013

Ricky Burns is going up against Chelo. I think Chelo is going to pull off the upset.

Comment by Puya on 05-06-2013

[QUOTE=baya;13226209]i don't see it that way. i see these two dudes in their prime going at it big time from the opening bell with tito outlasting him down the stretch. whatever the controversy surrounding margarito, a couple of things are…

Comment by $coinblatt$ on 04-13-2013

right :lol1:

Comment by ELHURACAN58 on 04-13-2013

[QUOTE=thoughtsss;13238624]Wasnt one of Titos hands already wrapped and signed off when Nazim entered the room? Who said the wraps where "illegal" other then Nazim who was trying to throw Tito off with his dumb tactics?[/QUOTE] I heard that before De…

Comment by Lords on 04-13-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;13227832]Fact: Trinidad got caught wrapping his hand illegally by Nazim. Fact: Trinidad's father said he used to wrap his hands like that all the time. Fact: Trinidad has fought in NY previous times before. And you say I'm the…

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