Guaynabo, Puerto Rico - At the Wilfredo Gomez Arena in Guaynabo, hard-hitting Cesar Seda, Jr. (20-1, 15KO's) and 130-pound prospect, José Pedraza (3-0, 3KO's ), trained for the media and the fans, as both boxers prepare for their fights on the event called "Under Fire." The card takes place on Friday, August 19 at the Coliseo Juan "Pachin" Vicens Ponce in Puerto Rico.
"We have been stationed here for two weeks. This has been a good prep work. I feel very strong, fast and accurate. I hope to give a good show in my fight, "said Seda, Jr. "I am in excellent condition and hopefully I'll make a good fight."
Seda, Jr. is ranked at number five in the World Boxing Organization, at 115-pounds, and number six in the same division under the World Boxing Association.
Pedraza, meanwhile, said, "This is one of my first tests as a professional boxer. Salcedo I've seen and I know that won't be fast because he is durable. But I am well prepared thoroughly, to show my quality. The sparring with "Rocky" Martinez helped me and I will implement what I've learned."
Pedraza, during the last Olympic cycle, campaigned at 132 pounds. In addition, he captured bronze in the 2007 Pan American Games in Brazil, won a silver medal in the championship in Milan in 2009 and a gold medal in the Mayaguez 2010 Central American Games.
Tickets for this event can be purchased through Sears, La Gran Discoteca and Ticketcenter by calling 787-792-5000 in the webpage www.tcpr.com.
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