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Edwin Valero Licensed To Fight In Texas

Edwin ValeroTeiken Promotions is pleased to announce that WBA Super Featherweight Champion Edwin Valero's application for a boxing license in the State of Texas was recently approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, the state agency governing boxing. Valero, who holds a perfect 23-0 (23) record, including 19 first-round KOs, has taken all of the medical tests required by Department of Licensing and Regulation and has been licensed to fight in Texas.

After being notified of his approval, Valero commented, I am very pleased to know that Texas has approved my license. It has been four years since I have boxed in the United States. I am back! I will deliver my best performance ever when I fight in Texas. Thank you to the officials who made this possible and to all the fans who have supported me; I will make you proud.

The 26-year-old southpaw is currently training in Las Vegas with noted veteran boxing coach Kenny Adams in preparation for his next fight against number-one contender Israel Perez of Argentina, on June 12th in Tokyo, Japan. After this mandatory title defense, Valero says he hopes to fight in Texas sometime this September.

Article posted on 26.03.2008



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