TONY MARTIN TO WORK AS CUTMAN FOR 'BOOM BOOM', BANAL!
By Salven L. Lagumbay
Thu, 26 Apr 2007
Renowned Las Vegas-based boxing trainer and cutman Tony Martin has been tapped by sportsman Tony Aldeguer to work as cutman for the undefeated Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista and AJ 'Bazooka' Banal on May 5's 'The World Awaits' card at the MGM Grand.
Martin, who fetched Aldeguer and family upon arrival this week in Las Vegas, was a long-time Cebu resident and has been based in Las Vegas with his family for the last four or so years.
Martin is also expected to be the cutman for the world-ranked Bert Batawang who will be making his US debut on May 26 underneath the Oscar Larios-Jorge Linares and Joan Guzman-Michael Katsidis double header.
Batawang's manager Sammy 'Don King' Gello-ani had earlier informed that the veteran fighter will face a Mexican foe in his American debut, which will be promoted by Oscar De la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions.
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