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Gato Figueroa Vows To Derail Prescott's Amir Khan Dream

By Osman Rodriguez

Junior welterweight contender Francisco "Gato" Figueroa (20-4-1, 13KOs) has promised to derail the future plans of Breidis Prescott (25-4, 20KOs). In an earlier article, Prescott told BoxingScene.com that he plans pursue a fall rematch with Amir Khan in the UK.

Figueroa and Prescott will fight each other on August 18 in Miami, Florida. Telefutura will televise. Figueroa is trying to get his career back on track after going 0-1-2 in his last three fights.

"Not so fast, buddy. You gotta get through me first. I am going to bring the heat on August 18th. The Cat is back and I'm looking to dominate the 140-pound division," Figueroa stated.

"I fight for the Puerto Rican people, I fight for my family, I fight for the thrill of victory. Prescott calls himself "The Khanqueor", he's going to be scratching posts when I'm done with him."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MARKBNLV on 07-19-2012

Does Gato still post on here.

Comment by Corelone on 07-18-2012

These guys are about the same as far as my ranking goes and I expect this will be a good fight. People want to brag on Prescott's power, but that was Amir Khan he Knocked out, so I Figure Gato…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 07-18-2012

Prescott always seems to lose when he is in position to potentially get Khan.

Comment by Eaner0919 on 07-18-2012

lol got on that personal touch good luck with that!

Comment by BX88 on 07-18-2012

[QUOTE=Piromc;12349957]You clearly speak without knowing. I might not be a boxer but I am a publicist to several boxers and I know good from bad. Have a great day![/QUOTE] oh really? if you are your da biggest disgrace in the…

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