GUAYNABO, PUERTO RICO (August 16, 2023) – The WBO World Champion in the Mini Flyweight division, Oscar ‘El Pupilo’ Collazo (7-0, 5 KOs), opened the doors of his training camp at the Felix Pagán Pintor municipal gym located in Amelia at Guaynabo City to share details with the Puerto Rican media ahead of his first defense on Saturday, August 26 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico against the Filipino Garen ‘Hellboy’ Diagan (10-3, 5 KOs). The 12-round fight will be broadcast live worldwide on DAZN and is presented in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions and H2 Entertainment.
A handful of undercard fighters of Collazo vs. Diagan were also present at the workout and shared details of their respective camps. Juan Carlos ‘El Indio’ Camacho Jr. (15-1 7 KOs) will face Jorge Luis Orozco (17-3-2, 11 KOs) in a 10-round, 115-pound bout for the NABF title. Former world champion Angel ‘Tito’ Acosta (23-4, 22 KOs) will fight former world contender Carlos ‘El Chocorroncito’ Buitrago (37-9-1, 21 KOs) in a 10-round flyweight fight. Kiria Tapia (2-0) meets Simone Aparecida in a six-round bout at 130 pounds.
OSCAR ‘EL PUPILO’ COLLAZO, WBO MINI FLYWEIGHT:
«I am very happy, there is little time left and we are in the best condition for August 26 and everyone will see and we will defend our Championship in front of all my people.»
«For me it is a pride to fight and be the face of all Puerto Ricans, I look forward to seeing you all on August 26 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum.»
JUAN CARLOS ‘EL INDIO’ CAMACHO JR., SUPER FLYWEIGHT FIGHTER:
«I feel in optimal conditions, I feel ready, crazy for the bell to ring on August 26 and to fight in front of all my people from Puerto Rico.»
“More than excited to star in another war between Puerto Rico vs. Mexico, all the time I am watching those great fights between Tito Trinidad and Miguel Cotto and I tell myself that one day I will be like them and on August 26 I will defend my hut and my WBC NABF Championship will stay on my island.»
ANGEL “TITO” ACOSTA, FORMER WORLD CHAMPION:
“I am ready to come back big, I feel more mature and stronger. This rematch is going to end the same as the first or care without before. Carlos Buitrago has nothing to look for with me, he knows it and on August 26 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum everyone will see it.”
KIRIA TAPIA, LIGHTWEIGHT PROSPECT:
“I am happy and there is very little left for my third fight and fighting in front of my people motivates me, I feel super proud to be part of this great event. I feel ready to put on a big show and win big.»
Tickets are still available at PRTicket.com for $55 and $25.