Farmer Subs In For Benitez Against Pedraza
October 9, 2012 - Puerto Rico's undefeated super-featherweight prospect, Jose "Sniper" Pedraza (10-0, 6 KOs), is embracing his new opponent, Tevin Farmer (7-3-1, 1 KO) as former challenger, Allan Benitez (7-1-1, 1 KO) had to pull out of their scheduled bout due to an elbow injury. Pedraza vs. Farmer will headline an 8-round bout on ShoBox "The New Generation" at the Ameristar Casino in Saint Charles, Missouri, this Friday October 12, 2012.
"I'm happy that I'll be fighting this Friday on ShoBox as new opponent was found in Farmer," said Pedraza. "The fact that Farmer is a southpaw is something that I must embrace and prepare for. I understand that this happens in boxing and my team and I are fully equipped to take on the challenge. My goal hasn't changed, I'm coming to win and win impressively this Friday."
"Pedraza is the type of fighter that will take on any challenge," stated promoter Gary Shaw, who promotes Pedraza with DiBella Entertainment and Universal Promotions. "Puerto Rico is loaded with young talent and Pedraza is one of the best fighters to come from the island. A new opponent was found, and I'm happy to say that his incredible talent will be on display when he fights on ShoBox this Friday.