Jose Pedraza-Felix Perez Set For Quintana-Tetteh Card

By Rey Colon

Rookie Felix Perez, who allegedly has a long amateur background, will be the man on February 18 to face international medalist José Pedraza, who makes his lightweight debut in the professional ranks. The fight takes place on the Universal Promotions at the the coliseum Juan Pachin Vicens in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and has former WBO welterweight champion Carlos "El Indio" Quintana in the main event against Ishmael Tetteh.

Pedraza was signed to a promotional contract by a trio of promoters, which included Lou DiBella, Gary Shaw and Javier Bustillo of Universal Promotions. Pedraza reportedly received a signing bonus of nearly $100,000.

Rey Colon covers the boxing scene in Puerto Rico for Sport Press.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AP♠ on 02-05-2011

.[QUOTE=theplayerpimp;10063253]which rigo the cuban? And if thats the case its bc he wasnt as succesfull as him and if he was he would do the same thing I think any one would.[/QUOTE] Wrong.i don't think there's anything to brag abt…

Comment by theplayerpimp on 02-05-2011

[QUOTE=andyp513;10063223]Let's see the start of pedraza as a least he doesn't go around bragging abt the amateur days like rigo.your in the pro's now[/QUOTE] which rigo the cuban? And if thats the case its bc he wasnt as succesfull…

Comment by AP♠ on 02-05-2011

Let's see the start of pedraza as a least he doesn't go around bragging abt the amateur days like rigo.your in the pro's now

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