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Old 02-25-2009, 07:49 AM   #18
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Default Re: The Future of Cuba in the Pros, by Weightclasses. (List inside)

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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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