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Old 02-25-2009, 08:49 AM   #18
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Default Re: The Future of Cuba in the Pros, by Weightclasses. (List inside)

Originally Posted by jaycuban View Post
Well Cuban boxing has never looked so good in the pros, for the first time we have a good amount of cuban boxers fighting in the pros and best of al in deferent weight classes so its exciting news because they are very talented and its a great oportunity for them to show the talent that has been keeped away from boxing fans all these years.

Here is a list of the new prospects by weightclasses.

Bantamweight - Guillermo Rigondeaux
- making pro debut, 2 Olympic Gold Medals, Ametuer Record of 243w-4l

Lightweight - Yuriorkis Gamboa - 14(12) - 0
- Pro debut April 27, 2007, 1 Olympic Gold Medal

Welterweight - Yudel Johnson
- making pro debut, 1 Olympic Silver Medal

Light Middleweight - Erislandy Lara - 4(3) - 0
- Pro debut July 4, 2008, Amatuer World Champion Gold Medal, Amatuer Record of 116w-15l

Middleweight - Yordanis Despaigne
- making pro debut

Cruiserweight - Yuniel Dortico
- making pro debut

Heavyweight - Odlanier Solis - 13(9) - 0
- Pro debut April 27, 2007, 1 Olympic Gold Medal, Amatuer Record or 227w - 14l
What an impressive list of Cuban fighters it is!
I am absolutely positive that abovementioned Cubans will make a lot of noise in the upcoming months.
I very much hope that they wont showcase their skills only on American soil!
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