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Jorge Arce hits Albuquerque this Saturday

26.11.07 - Dynamic, wildly-popular Jorge Arce of Los Mochis, Mexico has arrived into Albuquerque for his 'Latin Fury' showdown against Medgoen Singsurat of Thailand on the JC Chavez Jr vs Ray Sanchez fight card at Tingley Coliseum on Saturday night..

"I not only need a win but I also need to look great doing it," Arce said. "I expect a tough fight against Singsurat. He is very aggressive and comes forward to fight and so do I so it should be a great fight for the fans."

Singsurat has a record of 48-4, 34 KOs, which includes a knockout win over Manny Pacquiao in a world title fight in 1999. Arce has a record of 47-4-1, 36 KOs. He is the WBC #1 rated contender at 115 pounds. Arce vs. Singsurat is scheduled for 12 rounds and will be featured on the PPV telecast just before Chavez Jr and Sanchez get into the ring.

"For this fight I have trained very hard in Los Angeles under my new trainer Javier Capetillo. I knew I need to make changes in my training to get back to the top," Arce said.

He added "...this is a big fight because if I win I get to fight Martin Castillo and
that fight will a memorable one. It will be like Morales-Barrera and Vazquez-Marquez. but first things first, I need to get past Singsurat to think about that great fight."

Bob Arum of Top Rank said today that JC Chavez Jr will be in Albuquerque on Tuesday night.

The Top Rank PPV has a suggested retail of $34.95. Fight fans should order from their Pay Per View provider.

All of the 'Latin Fury' PPV fighters will be at the final press conference Wednesday, 1:30 pm in the Jockey Room at the Albuquerque Downs.

Article posted on 27.11.2007



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