LOS ANGELES - Undefeated welterweight Frankie "Pitbull" Gomez (19-0, 13 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media workout today at Wild Card Boxing Club with his trainer Freddie Roach, Hall of Fame Trainer and Seven-Time BWAA Trainer of The Year Award Winner, ahead of his Feb. 5 10-round, co-main event fight against former IBA Super Lightweight Champion Silverio "Chamaco III" Ortiz (29-16, 15 KOs).
Below is what the fighter and his trainer had to say at today's workout:
FRANKIE "PITBULL" GOMEZ, Undefeated Welterweight Contender:
"I'm ready for the fight, I've been training hard. I'm as focused as ever. I train two or three times a day, and I'm at the gym every day.
"On February 5, it's going to be a war, I know that Ortiz is a tough fighter; he's durable.
"Last year was a bad year for me but I'm looking forward to putting it behind me in 2016. I want to stay active this year and fight as many times as I can. Hopefully I can fight for a world title before the end of this year."
Randy Caballero vs. Ruben Garcia is a 10-round super bantamweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, Born Bold. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The Estrella TV Boxeo Estelar broadcast will air live on Friday, Feb. 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT., and will stream live simultaneously on estrellaTV.com and on YouTube via Fenomeno Studios: youtube.com/FenomenoStudios. The Ring TV live stream will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m.