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Leonese boxer Diego Padilla makes his professional debut before his people

León, Gto.- Leonese boxer Diego Padilla will take on the path of pay boxing on the night of December 4, when he makes his professional de


León, Gto.- Leonese boxer Diego Padilla will take on the path of pay boxing on the night of December 4, when he makes his professional debut at the Palenque de la Feria, at home and with his people.

Amateur national champion in the 63.5 kilogram category, the Leonese sees as an unbeatable option the invitation to start his career in professionalism on the card presented by the international company Zanfer, in alliance with the Government of Guanajuato, the Government of León and Hannover Fairs, as a bolt from the “Mexico Active and Sport Expo”.

“The truth is that I do not feel pressure, on the contrary I know that I have worked a lot in the gym, I have that support because I am very psyched, but with great preparation,” said the youth, who closes his preparation for his first commitment professional.

Originally from the “La Garita” neighborhood, from a very young age he knew he was committed to the gym, where he found the motivation to seek his future in boxing.

The road has not been easy, with everything and that accumulated 96 amateur fights, 90 won, only lost 6 matches, which taught him that contrary to falling, they should offer him the strength and maturity to return and win the national championship.

“It has been a long time since there was an achievement of these, a national championship in these categories is not a small thing, I had the option of going to the pre-Olympic, but I know that at 23 years old, it is time to make decisions, it is a strong commitment, I make my professional debut on the best stage, in the best conditions, like many local fighters would have wanted to debut and I have it, I’m going for the win, “said the fighter from Leon.

Aware of the moment that Leonese boxing is experiencing, Diego Padilla assumes the role of being the heir to the local strings, by working directly with Samuel Alvarez, an Olympian in Atlanta 96, he knows that he has the technique, training and knowledge, to work hard and take the post left by Alvarez himself, Gabriel Soto and the legendary “Elotero”, José Luis Zertuche.

“They traveled that path, I know their trajectory, and I am convinced that they did many very good things, I have learned a lot from the three of them, I enjoy their friendship and that is very valuable, they give me advice, I want to take advantage of it to move forward strong and firm. They say to learn from their mistakes and we are going for them and for all my people in León, ”he said.
Padilla will be measured in his commitment in the arena of the fair, against Jonathan Carrillo from Morelos at 4 rounds in Super Featherweight.