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Unbeaten in 18 fights, Caguas' Jayson Velez is the latest phenom to emerge from the boxing rich island of Puerto Rico. This Saturday, August 4, the 24-year-old featherweight will fight in the United States for the first time since 2009 when he faces veteran Leivi Brea of Miami in the eight-round co-main event of the FOX Sports Net and FOX Deportes televised card from the Mobile Civic Center Expo Hall in Mobile, Alabama. In the main event, 2008 United States Olympic Bronze Medalist and Alabama native Deontay Wilder looks to make it 24 knockouts in 24 fights without a loss when he battles Trinidad and Tobago's Kertson "Warrior" Manswell (22-5, 17 KO's). Hailing from the same city as superstar Miguel Cotto, Jayson "La Maravilla" Velez (18-0, 13 KO's) is on track to follow other Puerto Rican greats to the top of the boxing world. The winner of the WBC USNBC super bantamweight title in 2010 and WBO Latino 122-pound belt in 2011, Velez mov...
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