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Collazo Dedicates Fight vs. Ortiz to Genatt & Nephcure Foundation

by on Jan.17, 2014, under Boxing News

 

Luis Collazo, shown here at left en route to stopping Miguel Angel Gonzales in 2006 (photo by Tom Glunz)

Luis Collazo, shown here at left en route to stopping Miguel Angel Gonzales in 2006 (photo by Tom Glunz)

BROOKLYN, NY (Jan. 16, 2014)– Brooklyn-born former WBA Welterweight World Champion Luis Collazo is dedicating his crucial January 30 fight for the WBA International Welterweight title against former World Champion and crossover star “Vicious” Victor Ortiz to The NephCure Foundation, a kidney disease non-profit with which he has a special connection.

The two-time New York City Golden Gloves Champion (34-5-3, 17 KO’s), now a 32-year-old veteran hunting another world title opportunity, will wear www.NephCure.org on his robe and trunks for the main event of the Thursday, Jan. 30 show live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes in honor of 15-year-old Allie Genatt, who suffers from the incurable kidney disease FSGS. Genatt, who underwent a kidney transplant at age 11, lives in Brookville, Long Island and is a prime mover in advocating for more research to find better treatments and a cure for her affliction. (continue reading…)

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