WBA Interim Junior Welterweight Title Fight
Joan Guzman vs. Vicente Mosquera
June 28 in Kissimmee, Florida
BEACH, FL (May 31, 2013) -- Acquinity Sports CEO Gary Jonas and Henry
Rivalta, Vice President of Boxing Operations, have confirmed that
Dominican Republic star and two-time, two-division world champion, Joan
"Little Tyson" Guzman (33-1-1, 20 KOs), will face Panamanian Vicente "El
Loco" Mosquera (32-2-1, 17 KOs) for the interim World Boxing Association (WBA) junior welterweight title on Friday, June 28, in Kissimmee, Florida.
are excited about this fight, not only because our fighter Guzman has
the opportunity to reach another title for our team, but, because we
have the pleasure of working together with one of the companies that has
consistently presented boxing in Florida, All Star Boxing, which is
owned by my friend, Tutico Zabala, Jr. "Rivalta said.
12-round WBA interim world title fight between the Guzman and Mosquera
will be broadcast throughout America through TELEMUNDO Network's series,
"Boxeo Telemundo Ford," as the main event of the night.
"I express my gratitude to Tutico Zabala, Jr. and hope this June 28th event is the beginning of a lasting partnership," Rivalta added. "We
are sure that the real winners of this fight will be Florida boxing
fans. In addition, we are pleased to work with his boxing director,
Ruben de Jesus, and Ricardo Rizzo, our advisor, who made every effort to
make this fight a reality."
"We are focused on this fight," Guzman said from his Miami gym, where he is trained by German Caicedo. "We
know and respect Panamanian boxers. I understand that they (Team
Mosquera) know me and I'm sure they will do everything possible to
defeat us. But we are working hard and hope to get this title, which
will put us closer to our goals.
(photo by Rey Sanchez / Acquinity Sports)
"My short term goal is (WBA junior welterweight champion Khabib)
Allakhverdiev. He has to win fair and square and that wasn't the case in
our fight last November. We are convinced that, by beating Mosquera on
June 28th, we will be closer to fighting a rematch with
Khabib to settle our outstanding accounts. First, though, we must beat
Mosquera, and that's exactly what we will do on Friday, June 28 in
Also fighting on the June 28th card is Puerto Rican featherweight Orlando "El Fenomeno" Cruz, who is
preparing to defend his World Boxing Organization Latino title against
an opponent to soon be determined. Five more exciting boxing fights are
scheduled and the major fights will be broadcast by TELEMUNDO, starting
at 11:30 p.m. ET.
Guzman-Mosquera is being presented in association with Henry Rivalta of Acquinity Sports.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. ET, first bell at 8:30 p.m. ET. Tickets
are available for sale, starting at a very affordable $20.00, at the
Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 Dakin Ave. in downtown Kissimmee, or by
Go online to www.AquinitySports.com for additional information about Guzman or any of his Acquinity Sports
stable-mates. Follow Acquinity Sports on Twitter @AcquinitySports, or
friend is at Facebook.com/AcquinitySports.
ABOUT ACQUINITY SPORTS: Founded
in 2011 by CEO Gary Jonas and Henry Rivalta, Vice President of Boxing
Operations, Acquinity Sports is a full-service promotional company based
in south Florida.
Sports is committed to changing traditional boxing promotion as an
advocate of its fighters, supporting them to succeed in and out of the
ring throughout their professional careers and into retirement. Fully
dedicated to providing a structured environment, Acquinity Sports
develops each individual fighter to maximize their potential, ensuring
maximum exposure to audiences across a diverse range of channels, as
well as encouraging team spirit and sense of family so crucial for
success in the highly-competitive sport and business of boxing.
Sports continues to sign incredible talent in various weight divisions
to provide fans the highest level of year-round entertainment in
professional boxing. Seasons may change but Acquinity Sports' commitment
remains to bring the heat.
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