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Prichard Colon Signs Agreement With Al Haymon

By Miguel Rivera

Orocovis, Puerto Rico - Welterweight prospect Prichard "Digget" Colon (7-0, 7KO's) has signed an exclusive managerial contract with powerful manager and advisor Al Haymon, who is known for his work with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Adrien Broner, Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman, and many others. 

Prichard, who is coached by his father Richard Colón, will see action on Saturday, March 15th at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon as part of the undercard headlined by junior welterweight champion Danny "Swift" Garcia.

"I am thrilled and excited. Al Haymon is a man who knows boxing and with God's help will take my career to another level. Now is my time to shine. [Haymon] has been following my career for some time. We have been in contact and he has always been very interested in me," Colon said.

"Danny [Garcia] opened the door for us Puerto Rican fighters [to work with Haymon] and now I've become the first fighter developed in Puerto Rico to sign with him. Now I just have to work hard and show my quality . I hope I can be a tool to continue to open doors for other Puerto Rican fighters."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by blind4 on 02-28-2014

[QUOTE=Elotero;14279219]Richard Colon? I guess theyre angling to have him match up with Orlando Cruz? Cruz vs Colon[/QUOTE] Nop not happening Prichard fights at 147, 154lbs Cruz fights at 126lbs:boxing:

Comment by PRPOWERPUNCHES on 02-28-2014

[QUOTE=Elotero;14279219][B]Richard Colon[/B]? I guess theyre angling to have him match up with Orlando Cruz? Cruz vs Colon[/QUOTE] Wrong it's Prichard and with a record of 7 Wins & 7 KO's that's not a bad start.. I doubt they'll line him…

Comment by sirron000 on 02-28-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14279067]Orocovis, Puerto Rico - Welterweight prospect Prichard "Digget" Colon (7-0, 7KO's) has signed an exclusive managerial contract with powerful manager and advisor Al Haymon, who is known for his work with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Adrien Broner, Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman,…

Comment by Elotero on 02-28-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14279067]Orocovis, Puerto Rico - Welterweight prospect Prichard "Digget" Colon (7-0, 7KO's) has signed an exclusive managerial contract with powerful manager and advisor Al Haymon, who is known for his work with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Adrien Broner, Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman,…

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