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Willie Monroe Jr. and Bryan Vera speak with one week until their match-up

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There is just one week to go until an intriguing doubleheader on January 16, 2015. On the bill are two NABA/NABO title fights that will originate live from the Turning Stone Resort Casino and will be televised live on ESPN’s Friday night fights.

In one co-main event, NABA/NABO and Boxcino 2014 lightweight champion Petr Petrov (35-4-2, 17 KO’s) will take on Hank Lundy (25-4-1, 12 KO’s)

In the second co-main event, NABA/NABO and Boxcino 2014 middleweight champion Willie Monroe Jr. (18-1, 6 KO’s) will battle Bryan Vera (23-8, 14 KO’s)

Below are quotes from both the Monroe and Vera camps.

Willie Monroe Jr.:

“Camp and sparring has been amazing and we are looking forward to the fight with Bryan Vera. We have a great deal of respect for Bryan and his style of fighting. He is a world class fighter and if Willie Monroe Jr. deserves to be at the top of the middleweight division, come January 16 we will defeat Bryan Vera.

Bryan Vera:

“This is another opportunity to reinvent myself like I have done many times before. I’m coming prepared and focused to get the job done. All business here. Coming to work Be prepared to see me do what has to be done. Look forward to another exciting fight here on ESPN. “

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