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Thomas Dulorme: I Will Be a Champion For Puerto Rico

By Rey Colon

Undefeated welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme (14-0, 11 KO's), who returns to the stage on June 14 at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City, said he was not surprised to be ranked third in the world under the WBC and WBA - and added that when he becomes champion - he will represent Puerto Rico.

"I'll be world champion for Puerto Rico, which has given me everything I have and made me what I am. This is very serious. It's a really beautiful island that I owe my life, and my career, despite not having been born here but I consider myself a Puerto Rican. I was born in St. Maarten, Virgin Islands, 30 minutes from here. And my parents are Dominican, but does not mean that if I win a title I will go to the Dominican Republic or St. Maarten to celebrate. I will come to Puerto Rico to celebrate with my family where I lived as a child," Dulorme said.

And in an analogy about his nationality, several former champions and current champions of Puerto Rican descent were not born in Puerto Rico, as is the case of Wilfredo "El Radar" Benitez and Miguel Cotto, who were born in America.

Dulorme is trained by Jose Bonilla and said says he is ready to fight for the world crown but argued that his handlers are the ones to decide when he fights for the title.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cotto#1p4p on 05-19-2012

[QUOTE=RyunosukeRonin;12146789]Who's his promoter??? He'll go as far as they can take him then one of the bigger chains will step-in[/QUOTE] Dibella and Gary Shaw are his co-promoters.

Comment by RIZO24 on 05-19-2012

[QUOTE=el.azteca;12145851]There is a huge diffrence that margs both parents are mexican. Dam thought ricans have fallen so low as to claim guys like garcia and dulorme :trink26:[/QUOTE] LMAOOOO.. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA Hail the Great Dominican-Puerto RICAN future champion, we will see???

Comment by Lords on 05-19-2012

Why do the haters care who he represents? Is it because he might be the next big thing in boxing and that he will represent PR and PR haters will be Jealous?

Comment by La_Vibora on 05-19-2012

[QUOTE=Tomasio;12145031][B][I]Dulorme was raised here(Puerto Rico) so he feels & acts like a Puerto Rican & he has done more for Puerto Rico than a lot of those FakeRicans from the u.s..[/I][/B][/QUOTE] Was this comment really necessary? There was no need…

Comment by TX_BOXNG on 05-19-2012

yep big fan of the dude, hopefully he fights more n gets some experience

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