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Velasquez Vows To Stun Javier Fortuna, Win WBA Title

LAS VEGAS, NV - Fighting in his first world title bout on Tuesday September 29, 2015, Puerto Rican super lightweight contender (WBA #9) , Carlos Velasquez (19-1, 12 KOs), is eager to give undefeated WBA World Champion, Javier Fortuna (28-0-1, 20 KOs), his first loss.  The PBC on FOX Sports 1 will televise the bout starting at 9PM ET Eastern Time / 6PM PT.  Ticket sales and venue for Fortuna vs. Velasquez will be announced shortly.
 
Velasquez, who represented Puerto Rico in the 2004 Olympics, is thriving at the opportunity to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a world champion.  He believes he has advantages that will lead him to victory.  On the line with be Fortuna's WBA World title.
 
"Ever since I was a young boy, I always pictured myself as a world champion," said Velasquez. "Now I have a golden opportunity to accomplish that dream.  It won't be easy.   Javier Fortuna is a very tough fighter with an undefeated record.  He's considered one of the best fighters in the division.  Stylistically, he's never been in the ring with a fighter like me.  When I bring home the belt, I hope I get credit for defeating a top fighter like Fortuna."
 
Trained by boxing guru Roberto Norris, and guided by nutritionist/strength coach Ángel "Memo" Heredia, Velasquez feels he has the right team that can take him to the top.

"I believe I have a great coach in Roberto Norris, who understands Me." continued Velasquez. "He's got me working on all my strong points, bringing out the best in what I do best.  Memo is getting my body in top condition.  I feel great.  I'm going to be at my best when I step in the ring with Fortuna."

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