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Hot Prospect Joel Diaz Jr. Returns August 18

July 24, 2012 – On August 18, 2012, rising star and undefeated power punching prospect, Joel Diaz Jr. (10-0, 9 KOs) makes his way back to the ring when he faces Puerto Rican born slugger, Guillermo Sanchez (13-6-1, 5 KOs).  The 10-round main event attraction will take place at Ballys Park Place Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, and is promoted by Pound for Pound Promotions in association with Boxing 360.

“I’m coming hard like I always do,” said Diaz. “This year has been a great experience and I want to thank my promoter, Mario Yagobi and Boxing 360 for keeping me busy.  Every time I step in the ring I’m getting better and better.  My trainer Able Sanchez and I are working on new things for every fight.  We want to be well rounded when I step up to the next level.  Sanchez is a good fighter and I’m happy he took this fight, but I’m coming to knock him out.”

Said Boxing 360 promoter Mario Yagobi, “Joel Diaz is a special fighter and brings a crowd pleasing style to the ring.  I appreciated that he never turns down a fight and he’s improving as he moves up in competition.  I love his desire to be the best and I’m going to keep him busy for the rest of 2012.”

Tickets priced at $75 & $50 and can be purchased at Ballys, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at ticketmaster.com or Pound for Pound Promotions by calling 201-867-2008 and Ask for Kathy.

Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino is located 1900 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ, 08401. Doors open at 7:00 p.m ET, first fight starts at 7:30 p.m


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