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Quezada Steps in for Gavern and Will Face Mollo for WBC Caribbean Title on January 29th at Turning Stone Casino

by on Dec.31, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Heavyweight Title Clash Highlights Exciting Card at Turning Stone

Manuel Quezada

Manuel Quezada

VERONA, NY (December 31, 2010)—Former WBC Caribbean champion Manuel Quezada will attempt to win back that crown when he takes on Mike Mollo in the twelve round main event on Saturday night, January 29th at the beautiful Turning Stone Resort and Casino.

Quezada was summoned for the fight after the man who defeated him, Jason Gavern, had to pull out due to an injury.

Quezada of Wasco, California has a record of 29-6 with eighteen knockouts.

Quezada went 11-4 in his first fifteen bouts before embarking on a eighteen fight win streak with some impressive wins over the likes of Eric Boose (7-0-1); Gary Gomez (18-7-1);

He won the WBC Heavyweight title with a second round knockout over Rick Dyer (13-1) and the continued with signature wins over Teke Orih (14-1-1); a stunning first round knockout over Travis Walker (31-2-1) and a unanimous decision over Nicolai Firtha (16-6-1). (continue reading…)

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