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Photos: Luis Cruz Training Hard For Rocky Martinez

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Unbeaten Luis “El Artesano” Cruz showed this afternoon his confidence for his clash against former WBO Junior Lightweight Champion Roman "Rocky" Martinez next April 16th in the Ultimate Rivalry show, stars by WBO Featherweight Champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez versus former champion Orlando Salido at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon in a Top Rank presentation, in association with PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) to be televised on Showtime.

Cruz (17-0, 14 KOs) will face Martinez (24-1-1, 15 KOs) in a bout to 12 rounds and qualifying for the WBO Junior Lightweight Title, hold by Scotland Ricky Burns.

“I'm very confident because training camp we have. I'm training since past December for Roman Martinez, I'm ready", Cruz said, before start training by Freddie Trinidad in the Caimito Gym.

Cruz worked today in floor exercises, shadows, sparred with trainer and hit the punching bag.

Otherwise, lightweight sensation José “Chelo” Gonzalez (14-0 y 10 nocauts) will face an opponent to be named at six rounds; former olympian Carlos Negron (11-0, 7 KOs) will make his second heavyweight fight when face Emerson Chasing Bear (4-1-2, 3 KOs), and also ex olympian Victor Bisbal (18-1, 13 KOs) will face Willie Herring (12-8-3, 3 KOs) in the heavyweights.

Two more fights will complete the show.


Tickets for Ultimate Rivalry will availables at Ticketcenter (www.tcpr.com), on phone 1 787 792-5000. Prices are $25, $50, $75, $150, $200 y $400.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nolotek on 04-06-2011

This guy Cruz really looks strong. He got the courage and the will to win. I choose him as the winner. I can't wait to see this fight.

Comment by Toney Loc on 04-06-2011

[IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/37846/luis-cruz-training%20(8).jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www.primates.com/chimps/chimpanzee-picture.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by DeelDough on 04-06-2011

[QUOTE=Masheen;10337170]If cotto and Juanma Lopez had a kid it would look like this guy.[/QUOTE] LMAO.... I can definitely see it.

Comment by vrodz on 04-06-2011

[QUOTE=vicmatic1;10337409]i think cruz is the better boxer of the two[/QUOTE] Cruz is the better boxer but Martinez is relentless!! Although I do believe that Cruz hits harder than any of Martinez previous opponents, so just maybe Cruz can keep him…

Comment by vicmatic1 on 04-06-2011

i think cruz is the better boxer of the two

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