19.04.07 - Middleweight contender Miguel Espino (14-2-1 5KO's) continues his march toward a world title when he faces Sergey Stepkin(17-1 9KO's) of Russia this Saturday April 21, 2007 at Palma High School in Salinas for the WBC - CABOFE (Caribbean Boxing Federation) title. With a five fight winning streak intact, the former "Contender (season one)" star believes he has what it takes to compete and be successful at the elite level as he stated, "Right now I feel I'm ready to take my career to the next level..
"My trainer John Bray and I have worked hard to get to this point. This Saturday will be another tough fight for me. My goal is to win this fight and break into the top 20 rankings of all recognized boxing organizations. I am grateful to be in this position and I will do my best to get the job done. I want to thank my promoter Manny Cota for getting me this fight".
Tickets to this event can be purchased by calling Manny Cota Promotions at (818) 274-7129. $35 seats are all that's available.
In his last fight, Miguel beat the former Mexican Olympian, Juadiel Zepeda (8-2-1 7KO's) in a 10 round unanimous decision.