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Jose Pedraza Likely To Make Pro Debut, February 18

By Rey Colon

The professional debut of lightweight José Pedraza is likely going to take place on a February 18 card being put together by Universal Promotions in Ponce. Undefeated flyweight Cesar Seda is scheduled to headline the show. According to reports, Pedraza, a multiple world medalist at Pan American and Central American games, is in excellent physical condition as he was preparing to compete in the National Championships of the Puerto Rico Amateur Boxing Federation.

Pedraza signed a promotional deal with contract partners Gary Shaw, Lou DiBella and Javier Bustillo. Sources say that Pedraza received a signing bonus of $100,000.

Rey Colon covers the boxing scene in Puerto Rico for Sports Press.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by [email protected] on 01-11-2011

[QUOTE=chifuli;9938599]I saw Pedraza win the gold at the CACG in Mayaguez, I was happy that PR finally had a amateur fighter with gold medal hopes, then he goes and signs pro. Why Jose? Is it not enough to get all…

Comment by chifuli on 01-11-2011

I saw Pedraza win the gold at the CACG in Mayaguez, I was happy that PR finally had a amateur fighter with gold medal hopes, then he goes and signs pro. Why Jose? Is it not enough to get all…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 01-10-2011

good prospects and seda is a beast

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