Big Dog's Prospect Watch: Prichard Colon
By "Big Dog" Benny Henderson Jr., Doghouse Boxing (March 21, 2013) Doghouse Boxing
would like to introduce to the fight world, undefeated light
middleweight prospect, Prichard Colon 1-0 (1). Born in Florida, raised
in Puerto Rico, fighting is in the blood of the nineteen year old.
Colon, which is pronounced, cologne, started boxing at the age of six
yeard old, and earned various medals and awards in local and
international tournaments, compiling up an amateur career total of
Prichard made his pro debut, February 23rd, on the Miguel Cotto
Promotions undercard, stopping Xavier Lasalle in twenty-five4 seconds of
the opening round. Colon will make his second attempt this Saturday
night at the Bahia Shrine Temple in Orlando, FL, when he takes on
Floridian Patrick Thomas in his pro debut. in this exclusive
interview,we get the thoughts from the young gun, enjoy.
Benny Henderson Jr.:
What inspired you to want to lace up the gloves?
I started boxing when I was six, my father had a brief career, at home
we had to play sports, no matter which sport it was. With my Dad being a
boxer in his time, I did a little bit of everything but I stuck with
You made your pro debut back in February, what was it like for you to
step in the ring as a pro, getting in the ring with no head gear,
smaller gloves etc?
I was a little anxious, I was off for about nine months, but, I was
ready. it is a little different, but I felt great. Especially with the
first round knock out.
You have had only one pro fight, but, what do you feel will separate you from the other prospects in your division?
PC: I am very patient, people always said I was more fit to be a pro. I make
people miss and make them pay, also with me being so tall, I can box,
move, my reach.
What do you want to accomplish in 2013?
I am hoping to at least be 6-0 by December.
I know at this time you are not promoted, so my question, how hard is it negotiating fights?
PC: It is a little difficult not being promoted or backed by a promotional
company, but, my brother helps me, it is not easy but we are getting
What message would you send out to the fight world?
Come see me fight, people who have come seen me fight, usually ended up
supporting me. I come to give it a show, all the way from the ring walk,
all the way up to the fight. I love giving knock outs.
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