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Originally Posted by ianblake
By Pablo Freight, [email protected]
Dec 29, 2009 - 10:32:27 AM
Former champion Ricardo Mayorga will return on March 6 next. But not in a boxing ring but in the Octagon for a fight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
"The fight is a fact. Already on 6 March, and Ricardo is preparing to debut in MMA, "said Rosendo Alvarez, Miami, Florida, Mayorga accompanies this new adventure sports, as its head coach.
"Richard has been practicing boxing with me as their coach, and has a coach who is helping with that of the keys and fight on the ground when fighting with your legs," said Alvarez.
Mayorga was announced to combat the Shine Fights III development company, based in Florida, against veteran exponent of the sport Din Thomas, who has already contributed to the promotion of the fight by announcing that knocking out former welterweight and middleweight champion of boxing.
But in addition, Thomas said he sent into retirement in Mayorga, who turns 37 in those first days of March.
"If he (Mayorga) accepted this fight, it stiffened to retirement and back to his fruit stall in Nicaragua," said Thomas.
Despite the interest that can still generate internationally and in the United States made no incredibly Mayorga fight on this 2009.