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Jose Pedraza Faces Gabriel Tolmajyan on August 9, ESPN

By Elisinio Castillo

Puerto Rico's super featherweight contender, Jose "Sniper" Pedraza (13-0, 9 KOs), will return to action on Friday, August 9, at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California. The fight will be televised as part of ESPN's Friday Night Fights. Pedraza will face tough spoiler Gabriel Tolmajyan (14-2-1, 3KOs), who recently took the undefeated records of Jorge Maysonet Jr. and also handed Daulis Prescott his first career defeat.

"He's a strong opponent who has good experience and I know I have to be well prepared to go to war with him," said Pedraza. "I feel I'm ready to take my career to another level and these are the types of fights that I have to win in order to do that. I have hunger to win and I understand that I am a better fighter than him

Pedraza is part of the group known as Team Puerto Rico, being promoted by the promoters Universal Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions and DiBella Entertainment.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by baddog on 08-01-2013

Are you for REAL, "what's he doing fighting in Cabazon"?????? HE'S FIGHTING ON ESPN !!!!!!!!!!!!!! More viewers than any of the other BS networks............. Pedraza WINS here he goes to another level. Great move by Shaw and GSP.

Comment by Pr23 on 07-31-2013

[QUOTE=El C@cique@PR;13608846]Pedraza needs to leave shaw. WTF is doing fighting in Cabazon, CA? Nobody knows who he is, and he should have had a good fight on top network already. Shaw dont know [I]shi[/I]t about promoting! he should be fighting…

Comment by ChampBox@PR on 07-31-2013

Pedraza needs to leave shaw. WTF is doing fighting in Cabazon, CA? Nobody knows who he is, and he should have had a good fight on top network already. Shaw dont know [I]shi[/I]t about promoting! he should be fighting in…

Comment by baya on 07-31-2013

good fight, pedraza is must watch and gabriel is on a recent tear. if sniper wins this in impressive fashion he should really start to take on some names.

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