Junior Middleweight Prospect
Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez signs with
Free Agent Boxing Management
Agent Boxing Management is proud to announce the addition of WBO
#10-ranked KO artist Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez (24-2-1, 23 KOs) of Vega
Baja, Puerto Rico, to its growing roster of boxers.
is a big day for us, and I'm proud to have this wonderful young
prospect fighting for us," said Free Agent Boxing president José A.
Acevedo. "Boxing will never grow if we don't keep cultivating new
talent, and in Jorge, we've signed a great fighter that you're going to
be hearing a lot about in the months and years to come."
23-year-old Melendez is the Interim WBO Latino and WBA Fedecaribe Light
Middleweight Champion. In 2010, he stopped William Correa in the second
round to claim the WBA Fedecaribe belt and in 2011 went the distance
against tough veteran Eric Mitchell to claim the Interim WBO Latino
his last fight, he defended his WBO belt against the well experienced
and dangerous fighter Milton Nuñez by destroying him in the first round.
signing of the co-managerial agreement was more of a formality, as he
and his original management "Troya Boxing" had already been working
closely with Free Agent Boxing Management.
Agent always supported me in my career and now with them onboard
officially, it will be even better because we are a family," said
Melendez. "Free Agent wants to help me and I want to give my best for
them and for my country. I know I have the potential, and I will be
world champion someday soon." Melendez said.
amateur Melendez accumulated a record of 48 wins and only 6 losses and
represented Puerto Rico twice in international tournaments.
joining Free Agent Boxing Management, Melendez is part of a stable of
fighters that includes up-and-coming prospect, Roberto J. Acevedo and
top prospect Joel "Joelo" Torres.
Agent Boxing Management is dedicated to guiding and developing the most
promising young fighters in order to help them achieve their boxing
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