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Adrian Mora To Face Ricardo Fuentes on April 24

DENVER Colorado (April 2, 2005) – Undefeated Adrian Mora (12-0-1) will continue on the path to stardom as he battles Ricardo Fuentes (17-4) of Azusa, California in the Co-Main event of an Altitude Sports and Entertainment televised boxing event promoted by Aurelio Martinez of Inside Boxing at the Ikon Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming on April 24.. Headlining will be Denver’s own WBC World Youth Champion Donald Camarena against James Crayton of Las Vegas, Nevada in a 12 round contest for the WBC Continental Americas Championship.

Mora recently broke into the national rankings when he made a bold move and hit the road to fight former NABF lightweight champion and contender Steve Quinonez. Mora sent Quinonez back to the drawing board by defeating him with a 10 round decision.

Mora, again chose to take on a tough customer as he traveled to El Paso, Texas to fight world contender Juan Carlos Rubio. Mora threw a wrench into the plans of contender Rubio as he denied him a victory. The fight ended in a draw, never, was talk about a rematch perused. Mora continues to stay on the fast track as he prepares to battle Fuentes.

Fuentes sees this fight as his big opportunity to get back on the fast track. By defeating Mora, Fuentes can get back on track and move forward to challenge for a world title.

After defeating prospect Jairo Ramirez in Las Vegas last year, Fuentes moved up in class to fight undefeated Almazbek Raiymkulov and NABO Champion Ebo Elder. Coming up short in both fights, Fuentes feels this fight with Mora is just what the doctor ordered to get his career moving back in a positive direction.

The Mora - Fuentes contest will precede the main event Camarena vs. Crayton for the WBC Continental Americas championship.

The undercard will include super middleweights - Ayodeji Fadeyi, Denver, Colorado vs. Isreal Garcia, Mexico City, Mexico, Welterweights - Marvin Cordova, Pueblo, Colorado vs. Andre Beckett, Philadelphia, PA. Opponents are being sought for Russel Jones, Ghana, Africa and Jesus Noriega, Longmont, Colorado.

Featured attraction will be Cheyenne’s own George Garcia making his professional debut against trial horse Daniel Almanza, Greeley, Colorado.

Ticket priced at $20 General, $25 General floor and $40 Ringside.

Press conference announcing the show will be held on Wed. April 6, 11:00 A.M. at the Ikon Center, 1530 West Lincolnway, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001 – open to the public - Meet the fighters, autograph and photo opportunities for the general public.

Article posted on 01.04.2005



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