Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Virginia Amateurs Travel To Bermuda February 2!

Two Virginia amateur boxers will be heading to Bermuda on Saturday, February 2 to participate on a pro-am card.  Diego and Matt -- The Abregu Brothers  -- are novice boxers who are from Craig Fladger's boxing program in Ashburn, VA.  Their gym mate -- WIBA Middleweight champion Tori "Sho Nuff" Nelson -- will be in the main event when she takes on WBA Middleweight titleholder Teresa Perozzi in a rematch for the vacant WBC Middleweight crown at the Cedarbridge Academy Gymnasium in Pembroke, Bermuda.

Diego Abregu was a star basketball player at Dominion High School in Sterling, VA where he once scored 41 points in a game.  As a boxer, Diego competes at 141 pounds and won a subnovice championship in that weight class.

Matt Abregu, the older of the brothers, has seven boxing bouts to his credit and has also had a contest in mixed martial arts. Matt battles at 154 pounds.

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