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Photos: Jayson Velez, Orlando Cruz - Make 30-Day Weight Limit

Jayson 'La Maravilla' Velez (26-5-1, 18KO's) and Orlando 'El Fenomeno' Cruz (25-6-2, 13KO's) met the weight required in the first pre-weighin held this morning at the Professional Boxing Commission of Puerto Rico, for the combat involving the NABA-USA Super Featherweight Championship (130 pounds) of the World Boxing Association (WBA), which will be held on Saturday, September 22 at the Rafael G. Amalbert Coliseum of Juncos, Puerto Rico.

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Velez stepped on the scale at 144.6 pounds and Cruz did the same at 141.0 pounds. Both fighters had to meet the maximum allowed weight of 149.5 pounds (15% over 130 pounds) a month before their meeting.

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"We are feeding ourselves well, doing things correctly, and every day feeling in better condition," Velez said. "I'm ready to do my job on September 22 before my Juncos people. Before I thought that Cruz would take me the distance, but the way I feel, this fight will not reach the limit. It's the 'Age of Wonder' and we're ready for the night of hunting. "

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Meanwhile, Cruz mentioned that "I'm getting comfortable with the weight and I'm eating well. It is an excellent training camp, one of the best in my career. This will be a great fight. I'll be back and I'll return with a victory.

Tickets for 'Noche de Campeones DIRECTV: La Maravilla vs. The Phenomenon 'are on sale at www.prticket.com and / or by calling (787) 303-0334.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by NachoMan on 08-23-2018

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Comment by pgonzes91 on 08-22-2018

[QUOTE=HighLightReal;19042605]You gotta respect Orlando Cruz and Miguel Cotto, they led the way for other ****sexual boxers to come out and embrace their sexuality.[/QUOTE] shout out to the whole island of Puerto Rico not afraid to embrace their ****sexuality.

Comment by HighLightReal on 08-22-2018

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