LUMACAD ARRIVES IN LA! READY TO TAKE ON ARCE
By Salven L. Lagumbay
Sat, 13 Jun 2009
Filipino Fernando Lumacad of the American Boxing Academy (ABA) of Ken Smith has arrived in Los Angeles accompanied by his trainer Glenn Salazar a week before he takes on Mexican icon Jorge Arce on June 20 in Mexico.
Lumacad will stay in LA for a few days, before flying to Mexico in time for the fight.
Filipino promoter Sammy Gello-ani is expected to join Lumacad on Monday evening in Los Angeles, and will fly with the fighter to Mexico a few days later.
Lumacad has been preparing extremely hard at the ABA Gym in Digos City, knowing that the bout with Arce will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for him.
American Ken Smith, who manages Lumacad, said that the Pinoy fighter dreams of a better life for him and his family, and Arce is the one man who stands in the way to that cherished dream.
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