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Sasso and Alvin Torres ready for war

Photos: Bryan Pérez

Super featherweight and unbeaten prospect Edgardo “Sasso” Lopez (7-0-1, 4 KOs) is ready to take the biggest challenge of his career when he clashes against also unbeaten hard hitting Alvin Torres (8-0-2, 6 KOs) in a 8 round fight for the vacant WBC’s super featherweight CABOFE championship belt this Saturday August 31 at the Roger Mendoza Coliseum in Caguas, Puerto Rico as part of Miguel Cotto Promotions and Hector Soto’s H2 Entertainment “Boxeo Boricua” series that airs live on WAPA 2 Deportes and livestream at

“I am ready. We have prepared enough for Alvin Torres. We know what he is about. If he wants to box we will box if he wants to fight we are ready to fight. That title is coming to my house” Sasso said.

“I’ve been waiting for this opportunity a long time in my career. Sasso is another step, I will remain unbeaten this Saturday in Caguas” Alvin stated.

Also unbeaten super flyweight prospect Jose “Chiquiro” Martinez (8-0, 6 KOs) will have his biggest test on Jiovannie Fuentes (5-2, 4 KOs) in a 6 round fight.

“Training is my biggest concern to step into the ring we have trained really hard. I don’t have any doubt that we will remain undefeated this Saturday” Chiquiro” Martinez mentioned.

“I have faced great opposition and I have deliver great fights to everyone. Martinez doesn’t now me. I will beat him” Jiovannie Fuentes said.

Also in the heavyweight division hot sensation Carlos “Chicano” Cotto (4-0, 4 KOs) will step into the ring to meet veteran fighter Jimmy Suarez (2-4, 2 KOs) for a 6 round fight.

“I’m here to fight and win by knockout. I am for real. Here I have some medicines for Suarez to have him take after the fight, because I will destroy him” Chicano commented.

“I’m a real boxer. I’m not playing with this sport. I will take this kid to the school of boxing. I am ready for him and will beat him in his own game” Suarez stated.

“This is a great show made for the fans. around 10 unbeaten fighters will fight and we will see which are the best” promoter Hector Soto said. Live telecast on WAPA 2 Deportes (in Puerto Rico) and will begin at 9ET/6PT. Tickets are priced at $15 and are available at Ticketcenter calling (787)792-5000 or visiting

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