Perez KO's Maezono in just 49 seconds
04.04.05 - The former amateur boxing super star won his 6th straight victory as a pro, right here in San Jose on March 31, 2005 "KO In San JO" Thursday Night Fights - The Civic Auditorium, San Jose, CA. Amongst a fan frenzy of over 1,000 loyal Jose followers, He entered the ring to a roaring applause from his fans cheering him on to his KO victory over Maezono!
Article posted on 04.04.2005
"The Punisher" KO's Ginto Maezono in just 49 seconds of the first round! The punisher looked simply unbeatable, Many fans came up to us and said they were amazed with Jose's abilities in the ring. His composure,speed and power were AWESOME!
Here is what a few of boxing's experts have had to say about Jose: Trainer and manager Emanuel Steward (founder of the "Kronk" boxing gym located in Detroit city) said, "This kid Jose is a rare talent, even though he is such an accomplished amateur fighter I have always thought he will be going much farther in the pro ranks."
"I really think he has the potential to become world champion," said Emanuel.
Robert Diaz, (Marco Antonio Barrera's Team Manager) Had these great words to say about Jose: "A little over a year ago we brought Jose in to work with Marco, for about 3 weeks to prepare Marco for his fight with Manny Pacquiao.
He showed us lots of potential. We were impressed with his skills and great work ethic, Jose is a wonderful kid, and can go far in the featherweight division."
Jose's father said that sparring with Barrera, one of boxing's most respected and feared fighters in the featherweight division boosted his confidence as a fighter. It also showed Barrera's people what kind of kid Jose is when they were having trouble finding good sparring partners for Barrera. Jose stuck in there and did his job very well.
As of Monday morning Jose goes right back to training for his April 29 bout.
A message from Jose: I just want to thank all the people that help me out with all my training, and thanks to my whole family and fans for all there support in this exciting victory, THANK YOU!
Please visit Jose's new site for all the latest news: www.josethepunisherperezjr.com/jose.htm
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