Fortuna predicts KO on Saturday

By Togorashi

By Robert Coster

Former two-division WBA champion Javier Fortuna continues on the comeback trail stepping into the ring on Saturday, exactly a year after losing his super featherweight title to Jason Sosa. Fortuna (31-1-1, 22 KOs) is going against fellow Dominican Mario Beltre (16-2, 11 KOs) and is looking to impress his local fans.

Says Fortuna, “I’m fighting as a lightweight and I feel stronger than ever, looking to score a knockout. Weight problems had a lot to do with my loss to Sosa in a fight I was winning handily. Great Champions come back and I’m going for my third win in a row.”

In another Dominican civil war, former WBA Interim light-Heavyweight Felix Valera (14-1,12Kos) goes against heavy-punching Andy Perez (20-5,19Kos). It will be a grudge match considering that Perez holds a win over Valera in the amateur ranks.

In other bouts, Jr Bantamweight contender WBA#4 Norberto “Meneito” Jimenez(26-8-4,12Kos) crosses gloves with prospect Donny Garcia(16-1,5Ko) at 118bs. In 2014, the crowd-pleasing Jimenez fought a draw with then Champion Kohei Kono in Tokyo, not winning the title because of a point deducted by referee Rafael Ramos.

Jr Welterweight prospect WBA# 14 Alberto Puello (11-0,6Kos) will be facing his toughest test against much more experienced Patrick Lopez(24-8,15Kos) of Venezuela. The 10 bout card is promoted by Shuan Boxing Promotions (Belgica Pena) and the venue is the luxurious Jaragua Renaissance Hotel and Casino in Santo Domingo.

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