Philippines, 02 Jul 2016
  Home >> News


 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Miguel Vazquez is confident of a win against Mercito Gesta


PhilBoxing.com




Las Vegas, Nevada - Mexican champion Miguel Angel Vazquez loves the atmosphere of big fights and he wants to keep experiencing it. He also has the goods in the form of the IBF lightweight belt and he wants to keep it in his waist after Saturday night.

And standing on his way is an unbeaten and popular boxer from the Philippines, challenger Mercito Gesta of Mandaue City.

Gesta is bent on stripping Vazquez's belt and his big fight opportunities when they meet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in two days.

Gesta's manager and trainer Vincent Parra challenged Vazquez today to manly fight with his pupil and not elect to run and box when they finally meet up in the ring this Saturday.

An animated Parra told Vazquez "to bring the fight to them and fight like a Mexican" when the manager-trainer spoke at today's event.

But the calm Vazquez believes that Parra's challenge was a meditated attempt by Team Gesta for him to alter his strategy for the fight.

"When you got fighters that do a lot of talking, that is because they want to get inside your head and they want you to change their game plan. But I am well prepared and focus, psychologically and physically," Vazquez told Philboxing.

Vazquez thinks that Parra was trying to tempt him and his team in fighting their fight, one that would favor Gesta's aggressive style.

"Absolutely, that is what their plan is. Their strategy was to try to get into my head and get me out of control, but it's not going to happen and it did not happen and I am prepared psychologically," affirmed Vazquez.

Vazquez said that his training and preparation for this bout will be enough for him to secure the win and a successful defense of his title. The 25 year old champion sparred with left handed fighters to prepare him against the southpaw Gesta.

"We prepared against a lefty, our last opponent was a left-hander also. We had a great training camp and had a lot of sparring with different types of fighters," said Vazquez.

"We have prepared physically, mentally, psychologically everything. We are ready to win," added the champion.

Miguel Vazquez is confident that he will remain the champion after Saturday and that he will continue his reign as one of the top lightweights in the world.

"I am more than confident, I am positive that I will continue being a champion after Saturday."

You can reach the author at rrmaze24@aol.com.

Photo: Miguel Vazquez (L) speaks during Thursday's press conference at MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Photo by Dr Ed de la Vega.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rich Mazon .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • AMERICAN REFEREE AND 3 JUDGES TO OFFICIATE IN LOPEZ-TACONING WBC LT. FLYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 02 Jul 2016
  • TOQUERO, JAPANESE RIVAL MAKE WEIGHT
    By , Sat, 02 Jul 2016
  • LA FIGHT CLUB: OSCAR NEGRETE VS. JOSE BUSTOS: Press Conference, Official Weights
    By , Sat, 02 Jul 2016
  • Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN Presented by Corona Extra Live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, Saturday, July 2 at 9 p.m. ET
    By , Sat, 02 Jul 2016
  • Anthony "Juice" Young to headline against Ariel Vasquez on Friday, July 22 at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City
    By , Sat, 02 Jul 2016
  • TACONING DISPLAYS TERRIFIC FORM IN PUBLIC TRAINING DISPLAY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • Oliva now in heavy training for WBC Silver title-fight
    By Lito delos Reyes, Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • TACONING PROMISES TO DETHRONE GANIGAN LOPEZ
    By , Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • BENJIE PARAS IN LA, TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT HAPPENED IN SON KOBE'S CASE AT UCLA
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Trotter Wins in Calgary, Arsonist Hunt & More
    By Don Smith, Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • Fists of the Future protagonists’ courtesy call to San Francisco Philippine Consulate
    By , Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • WEIGHTS FROM FOXWOODS
    By , Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • UNDEFEATED AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT JARRELL MILLER TO FACE TOUGH VETERAN FRED KASSI ON FRIDAY, AUG. 19 IN MAIN EVENT OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION
    By , Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • Lee Baxter Promotions Teams up with VonBets
    By , Fri, 01 Jul 2016
  • Magsayo concludes LA training (Photos)
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • Staying true to his word, Bonilla faces DeLomba July 15th
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY WITH FOUR-FIGHT TELECAST ON FRIDAY, JULY 22
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • Heavyweight headliner for M-1 Challenge 69 Denis Smoldarev vs. Kenny Garner
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • EDNER CHERRY TOPS LYDELL RHODES
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • Undefeated Rising Contender Mario Barrios Training Camp Quotes
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • Adam Lopez - Roman Reynoso headlines ShoBox: The New Generation 15th anniversary telecast on July 22 live on Showtime®
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • Newly-turned pro Ortiz hoping to 'break records' as he tackles the best in lightweight division
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • SALITA PROMOTIONS FIGHTING HUNGER
    By , Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • DOMINICAN KO ARTIST GUZMAN READY FOR FIRST WORLD TITLE SHOT
    By , Wed, 29 Jun 2016


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2016 philboxing.com.