Well-known trainer Jorge Rubio says his fighter, Cuban featherweight Luis "La Estrella" Franco (11-1, 7 KOs) knows exactly how to, and his positive he will, beat former interim WBA Champion Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna (22-0, 16 KOs) when the two meet on Friday, August 2 at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.
Rubio, a former trainer of the Cuban national amateur boxing team, who has worked with numerous professional fighters including Guillermo Rigondeaux and Amir Khan, says Fortuna's ambush style and southpaw stance won't work against Franco like they have in the past.
"Fortuna doesn't have as much experience. Luis Franco is a former Cuban Olympian," he explained. "The amateur experience he's had, he's fought all over the world and has all the tools to handle every style. Luis has fought many southpaws and knows what to do with them. He's sure he's going to win this fight and so am I."
Rubio, who has known the...