18-year-old junior welterweight prospect Jose Miguel Borrego (10-0, 9KOs) has brought on Al Haymon as his adviser. As an amateur boxer in Mexico, he was a five time national champion.
“He is the best in his weight class in Aguascalientes,” said Ricardo Cummings, his head coach. “At 12 yrs old he was fighting 15 yr olds and handling them. He has man strength now, I can only imagine when he turns 20.
Borrego, who is managed by Pro Box Management, made his pro debut in October of 2015. His last eight fights have ended in six rounds or less.
Last month at Cancha IV Centenario in Aguascalientes, Mexico – he captured the vacant WBC silver Youth junior welterweight title with a second round knockout of Oscar Gutierrez.
Borrego, who’s fought primarily in Mexico, is hoping to make his American debut in 2017.
Warriors Boxing sends congratulations out to Former IBF junior middleweight world champion “King” Carlos Molina for winning his sixth consecutive (and fifth this year) fight on Saturday night.
Fighting at the Gran Oasis Arena in Cancun, Mexico, Molina (28-6-2, 8 KOs) won a unanimous shutout (80-72 X3) decision over Diego “Demoledor” Cruz (17-4-1, 13 KOs). The 33-year-old Molina is currently rated #9 at welterweight by the WBC.
“I feel very comfortable at 147; this is my natural weight,” said Molina, post-fight. “I am at weight after working out and I feel faster in my fights. For this fight, I worked on utilizing my jab and being more effective with it. Over all I am happy about how things came together. I will continue to work hard to get back to a world title fight.”
Molina says he likes the hectic schedule he maintained this year, in fighting five times against respectable opposition.
“I want to stay busy. The activity I experienced this year was excellent and I want to continue being busy. I want bigger fights with anyone in the top 10 at 147. I want the fights that will lead to a second world title. I am a problem for anyone at 147 and in 2017, I want to be challenged with the best the division has to offer.”
“Carlos was one of the best in the world at 154,” said his promoter, Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing. “But at 147, he could very well be the best in the world. He is a true technician with a difficult style to solve for anyone. Now that he’s bigger and stronger than his opponents, he’s in very serious contention for a second world championship once again. He had a great year and I congratulate him.”