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Joan Guzman vs. Jorge Pimentel on July 21 in Florida

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Dominican superstar and former champion Joan “Little Tyson" Guzmán (32-0-1, 19KOs) is working hard for his upcoming fight, taking place on on July 21st at The Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida. Guzman has fully recovered from a right hand injury that derailed his planned return on May 18th. Guzman will face Jorge Pimentel (29-15, 19KOs).

“The injury is a thing of the past. We worked very hard over ten rounds on several occasions and I'm in great condition,” Guzman said.

Jorge Pimentel has faced name fighters in the past, including unbeaten Filipino Mercito Gesta

“We hope that Pimentel will come with a hunger to give an exciting battle. My style is a poison for these kinds of fighters. I’m back and ready to face the best at 140 pounds,” Guzman said.

Guzman now resides in Florida since signing a promotional contract with Acquinity Sports.

“I am full of enthusiasm and refocused on my career and I’m sure that I won't disappoint my fans on July 21 at the Seminole Hard Rock. They will see me return more confident and more explosive as ever," Guzman concluded.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Kevlar-covered on 07-11-2012

[QUOTE=APryor;12308551]I laughed when they referred to him as a "superstar" in the first sentence. It's too bad they don't have a Professional Boxers Rookie Combine so guys like Guzman could give keynote speeches on how NOT to manage your career.…

Comment by boxing2106 on 07-06-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12308515]"Joan Guzman will be a future champion" Where's the guy who posted this crap not too long ago? :rofl: Those thinking Guzman can make a come back are still stuck in the past.[/QUOTE] hes taking stay busy fights since notable…

Comment by Bermuda on 07-06-2012

meh...............

Comment by deejd on 07-06-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12308289]Crappy main event, a guy w/ 15 losses...FL boxing has really hit the bottom...when was the last world championship there? @ least 2 yrs ago...[/QUOTE] I think you're right. Last I can remember was Campbell-Funeka back in March of '10.

Comment by Light_Speed on 07-06-2012

WTF is Guzman doing with his career? It's like he's doing exhibition matches only, he stopped trying to actually compete.

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