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Dulorme Vows To Impress HBO Execs With Mayfield

By Fernando Gaztambide

On Saturday March 29 at the Ballroom of the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Puerto Rico's Thomas Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs) will fight on HBO in the co-featured bout against undefeated Karim Mayfield (18-0-1 11 KOs), of California, in a fight for the vacant North American Boxing Federation (NABF) title of the World Boxing Council (WBC) at 140 pounds.

"I will show the HBO executives that I belong in the big fights," said a confident Dulorme. "Mayfield is a great fighter, a warrior and I have respect for him, but on March 29th he will be a barrier that I will put down in order to continue going forward to reaching my goals and to give Puerto Rico more glory."

Regarding camp, Dulorme said: "I am very satisfied so far with the work of Robert Garcia. I've learned a lot from him and you can definitely expect the best from me. I also want to acknowledge the work of my promoter Gary Shaw and my managers. I will not let them down."

Currently at 140 pounds, Dulorme is ranked No. 3 under the World Boxing Association (WBA), No. 5 under the International Boxing Federation (IBF), No. 6 by the World Boxing Council (WBC) and No. 15 by the World Boxing Organization (WBO).

The main event of the evening will feature the WBO champion at 175 pounds, Russia's Sergey Kovalev (23-1, 21 KOs), facing Cedric Agnew (26-0, 13 KOs) of Chicago.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cuban Linx on 02-24-2014

[QUOTE=chepboxingking;14267157]...I don't think we've watch the same Mayfield fight. The one I've seen is a pitbull that will destroy dulorme. I've love to watch the footage you've watched of him[/QUOTE] Go watch the Herrera fight.

Comment by chepboxingking on 02-24-2014

[QUOTE=Cuban Linx;14266897]I hope Dulorme wins because Mayfield is one of the worst 'boxers' I've ever seen. He's actually a wrestler masquerading as a boxer, just hideous fighter to watch holds all the time, fights incredibly dirty. I hope Dulorme wins…

Comment by Cuban Linx on 02-24-2014

I hope Dulorme wins because Mayfield is one of the worst 'boxers' I've ever seen. He's actually a wrestler masquerading as a boxer, just hideous fighter to watch holds all the time, fights incredibly dirty. I hope Dulorme wins this…

Comment by parrish duke on 02-24-2014

Mayfield is a DOG! Surprised Dulorme is going after him. Mayfield is leaps and bounds better than Abregu. He has better defense and he can crack - good fught for both i guess

Comment by torosboxing75 on 02-24-2014

But I am a fan of Dulorme so I hope he wins.

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