Unbeaten Prospect Damien Vasquez
Returns Tonight Salt Lake City, UT
This Saturday, April 1, 2017, undefeated flyweight prospect,
Damien "Sugar" Vasquez (9-0, 4 KOs), will step in the ring
against Lorenzo Trejo (35-32-1, 22 KOs), a veteran of
sixty-eight fights. The 8-round main event, will take place
at the Riverebend Sports Complex in Salt Lake City, UT.
Damien, the nephew of former two-time super-bantamweight
world champion, Israel Vazquez, fights out of Las Vegas, NV,
with trainer, Bones Adams. Adams, a former
super-bantamweight champion himself, feels Damien Vasquez
has all the talent to follow in the footsteps of his uncle
"Since I've been training with Damien, I've watched him grow
as a fighter," said Clarence "Bones" Adams. "He's getting
better with each fight and I really believe he can win a
world title someday. He definitely has the talent and work
ethic to do so. He reminds me of his uncle Israel in many
Facing a veteran like Trejo, is just the type of fight
Damien is looking for. Vasquez wants to face fighters with a
lot of experience.
"I'm sure Trejo has a lot of tricks up his sleeve with all
his experience," said Damien Vasquez. "These are the type of
fights I look forward too, where a young fighter like myself
can learn a few things. I'm going to set the pace early, and
go from there. By no means am I taking him lightly."
Vasquez's father Oscar, has been in his sons corner from day
one. He's thrilled, knowing his son has progressed since his
first pro fight.
"I'm very proud of my son because I know how hard he works,
and I can see the improvement after every fight," said Oscar
Vasquez. "My brother and I always knew he had the talent to
become a good professional boxer. I'm confident he'll come
out victorious against a tough veteran like Trejo."