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Photos: Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Working Hard For Arce

BAYAMÓN, PUERTO RICO – World Boxing Organization (WBO) super bantamweight champion Wilfredo Vázquez Jr. showed today his great condition less than three weeks before his third defense against former champion Jorge “Travieso” Arce next May 7th at the  MGM Grand in Las Vegas as part of the Manny Pacquiao versus Sugar Shane Mosley show, in a Top Rank presentation to be shown on  Showtime Pay Per View.

“We are training at 150% for this fight, we are focused and very grateful for this opportunity", Vazquez Jr said before start his training at the Miguel J. Fray Gym in Bayamon.

The son of the former three time World Champion Wilfredo Vazquez, with a record of 20-0-1, 17 KOs, knows that he is going to face a hard foe in Arce (56-6-2, 43 KOs), that's why Vazquez is training very hard. Today, the fighter, who have over 70 sparring rounds, showed his stamina with warming exercises, shadows, some rounds of gloves with trainer Alfonso Ramos and then hit the punching bag.

Promoter Felix "Tutico" Zabala reported that Vazquez Jr. and his team will travel to Las vegas maybe April 30 or May 1.Photos by Jose Perez/PR Best Boxing

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Lac'em up on 04-20-2011

Arce is way past his prime and this fight is just an opportunity to put another name on this kids resume. Vasquez should pull it off.

Comment by KingTito on 04-20-2011

Should be a good fight and a good test for WV2. He better be prepared.

Comment by FinitoDinamita on 04-19-2011

He's not a special fighter but he's one of my favorite PR fighters. Id love to see him face Lopez in the near future. But Arce is still dangerous and should not be taken lightly especially after all thos upsets…

Comment by PRking718 on 04-19-2011

Lol I have to give you that one, Mexico has been kicking our ass lately. Props to you guys.

Comment by DeelDough on 04-19-2011

[QUOTE=Cubanborn87;10406930]throw dis dude in the ring with rigondeaux its a fact puerto ricans duck cuban fighters , juanma will never have to worry about facing gamboa for the rest of his life i bet he feels good when he goes…

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