Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Hector Sanchez is Fighting Arroyo For Family

San Juan, Puerto Rico - this Friday, September 9th, Hector "El Flaco" Sanchez (19-1, 9KO's) will face a new challenge at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota, when he faces Puerto Rican Vincent Arroyo (11-1, 7KO's) in a ten round fight televised on Showtime as part of their boxing series ShoBox: The New Generation.

But this challenge is nothing for him as he says his biggest challenge is to get his family out of poverty.

"My mom and my family gave everything to me and my responsibility is to help them have a better quality of life. Boxing is an opportunity to earn enough money to give them everything they need and move them away that house, "said Sanchez, a native of Santurce.

Sanchez, born and raised in Barrio Obrero, Puerto Rico, and is the first of four children. In the same neighborhood he developed as a boxer and person. "El Flaco" lives with his mother, grandmother, three brothers, a cousin, a niece and one of his sisters who is are pregnant.

Sanchez said the advice and recommendations received from his trio of promoters Universal Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions and DiBella Entertainment, has helped him achieve his dream.

"I live in a house with three rooms, and one of my sisters will have a baby and that going to complicate the matter. The most important thing for me is that they have everything they need and for that reason I must win this fight and many more. We have suffered enough, although I've been climbing with a dream to get where I want my family to be," said Sanchez.

Before end of 2011, Sanchez will fight again and his trio of promoters Javier Bustillo, Gary Shaw and Lou DiBella, expect the emergence of a title shot before the end of 2012.

"'El Flaco" is a good boy and we will help take places in his career. He has a bright future in boxing and he's is an essential part of the Puerto Rico Boxing Team," said Javier Bustillo, president of Universal Promotions.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chiguy91 on 09-06-2011

good luck to him, hope he is able to get the W.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Charlo Vows Statement: You'll Be Hearing My Name A lot at 160! Jorge Linares Says He Hurt His Rib During Campbell Defense Miguel Cotto Receives "The Privilege Award" From Hennessy Mayweather Sr. Faces Arrest Warrant, Woman Claims He Hit Her Top Rated Prospect is Shot During Robbery in South Africa Miguel Berchelt vs. Carlo Magali Finalized For February 10 Wilder-Ortiz, Charlo-Centeno Double Made Official - March 3 Jonathan Gonzalez vs. Ricardo Rodriguez Set, Boxeo Telemundo Spence-Peterson Peaked at 695K Viewers, Averaged 637K on SHO Photos: Miguel Cotto Honored By WBO - With The Diamond Belt Hearn: Bellew Confident He'll End Haye's Career, Will Fight More Errol Spence vs. Carlos Ocampo Ordered By The IBF Kermit Cintron: Amir Khan is Coming Back - That's a Fight I Want! Photos: Anthony Joshua Grinds, Putting in Work For Parker Bout Heather Hardy vs. Ana Julaton in Two Fight Deal - Boxing, MMA Photos: Usyk, Briedis - Open Workouts Draw a Big Crowd Lee Selby vs. Josh Warrington Finalized For May 19 Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker - Over 70,000 Tickets Sold! Micki Nielsen vs. Ricards Bolotniks on Usyk-Briedis Card Beltran vs. Moses, Kavaliauskas vs. Avanesyan Ticket Information Jose Nunez Inks Promotional Pact With Sampson Boxing Malignaggi: How Good is Luis Ortiz Without The PEDs? Roach Sees Winnable Fight: Pacquiao Can Beat Lomachenko! Spence's Trainer: Why is Thurman Getting Pass Brook Didn't Get? Usyk Confident: Fighting in Briedis’ Backyard Won't Be a Problem Anthony Joshua Would Entertain a Post-Fight Career in Politics Rolando Romero Talks Upcoming Fight, Sparring Teofimo Lopez Video: Javier Fortuna Furious Over Easter Getting Decision Win Golden Boy Prez: We'll Do Fights With Top Rank - No TV Hard Lines Video: Shawn Porter Talks Spence, Thurman, More Usyk Eyes Anthony Joshua: I Will Fight Him, Show How Good I Am! Green: Mundine's Race Card Remarks on Jeff Horn Are Reckless Errol Spence Has The Makings of a Ring 'Boss' Eddie Hearn Smiles: I Think We've Got Deontay Wilder Cornered! Dorticos Warns Gassiev: An Atomic Bomb Will Drop in Russia! Brook: Confident I'll Beat Queen Khan, Rabchenko is 50-50 Fight Roach Gives Crawford Edge Over Spence: The Best Fight in Boxing Frampton: I'm Biggest Draw at 126, Donaire is a Must-Win Fight Golden Boy Prez: Wilder is Most Talented in Division, Beats Joshua Parker's Promoter Sees Tyson Fury as a Camp Boost For Joshua
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement