Photos: Lopez vs. Torres, Chicano Cotto Final Presser

Super featherweight and unbeaten prospect Edgardo "Sasso" Lopez  (7-0-1, 4KO's) is ready to take the biggest challenge of his career when he clashes against also unbeaten hard hitting Alvin Torres (8-0-2, 6KO's) in a 8 round fight for the vacant WBC's  super featherweight CABOFE championship belt this saturday August 31 at the Roger Mendoza Coliseum in Caguas, Puerto Rico as part of Miguel Cotto Promotions and Hector Soto's H2 Entertainment "Boxeo Boricua" series that airs live on WAPA 2 Deportes and livestream at

"I am ready. We have prepared enough for Alvin Torres. We know what he is about if he wants to box we will box if he wants to fight we are ready to fight. That title is coming to my house" Sasso said.

"I've been waiting for this opportunity a long time in my career. Sasso is another step, I will remain unbeaten this Saturday in Caguas" Alvin stated. Also unbeaten super flyweight prospect Jose "Chiquiro" Martinez (8-0, 6Ko's) will have his biggest test on Jiovannie Fuentes (5-2, 4Ko's) in a 6 round fight.

In the heavyweight division hot sensation Carlos "Chicano" Cotto (4-0, 4Ko's) will step into the ring to meet veteran fighter Jimmy Suarez (2-4, 2Ko's) for a 6 round fight.

"I'm here to fight and win by knockout. I am for real. Here I have some medicines for Suarez to have him take after the fight, because I will destroy him" Chicano commented.

"I'm a real boxer. I'm not playing with this sport. I will take this kid to the school of boxing. I am ready for him and will beat him in his own game" Suarez said. "This is a great show made for the fans.

Around 10 unbeaten fighters will fight and we will see which are the best," promoter Hector Soto said.

Live telecast on WAPA 2 Deportes and will begin at 9ET/6PT. Tickets are priced at $15 and are available at Ticketcenter calling (787)792-5000 or visiting For more information log in to

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TheMexHurricane on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=SnakeVen0m;13694448]Don't know his history, [B][I][U]but I most PR nicknames go by looks. ei, Flaco, Gordo, Negro, etc etc.[/U][/I][/B] Much like Maidana's nickname is El Chino. Funny thing is one of my favorite PR rappers is named El Mexicano.[/QUOTE] LOL! Mexicans…

Comment by TheMexHurricane on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=jtrini;13694424]Chicano is 100% Puerto Rican ths just a fake wrestling name he must be weighting like 300lbs? wow and I agree hes a fake ass wrestler fighting trash collectors[/QUOTE] OK. Thanks for the info!

Comment by SnakeVen0m on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1520;13694459]So [B]what does Chicano mean in PR[/B]? Because in Mexican culture, that's someone who is born in the US that's of Mexican blood usually. Just looked up "El Mexicano", it seems he's born and raised in PR but his parents…

Comment by Cuauhtémoc1520 on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=SnakeVen0m;13694448]Don't know his history, but I most PR nicknames go by looks. ei, Flaco, Gordo, Negro, etc etc. Much like Maidana's nickname is El Chino. Funny thing is one of my favorite PR rappers is named El Mexicano.[/QUOTE] So what…

Comment by SnakeVen0m on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1520;13694431]Just a question, why does a Puerto Rican dude have the nickname Chicano? Is there a different meaning to that in PR?[/QUOTE] Don't know his history, but I most PR nicknames go by looks. ei, Flaco, Gordo, Negro, etc etc.…

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