ART HOVHANNISYAN, MARICELA CORNEJO AND DAVID MIJARES
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Art Hovhannisyan, Maricela Cornejo and David Mijares LA Media Workout

ART HOVHANNISYAN, MARICELA CORNEJO AND DAVID MIJARES

ART HOVHANNISYAN, MARICELA CORNEJO and DAVID MIJARES HOST LA MEDIA WORK OUT AHEAD OF October 7 LA FIGHT CLUB EVENT

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Los Angeles (October 4, 2016) – Super Lightweight contender and two-time world title challenger Art Hovhannisyan (17-2-3, 9 KOs) participating as the main event for this Friday’s LA FIGHT CLUB hosted a media work out today, along with Former WBC World female Middleweight Champion, Maricela Cornejo (4-2, 2 KOs) and super Lightweight prospect, David Mijares (3-0, 2 KOs) ahead of the showdown at the Belasco on October 7th.

Below is what the fighters had to say at today’s media work out:

ART HOVHANNISYAN, Super Lightweight contender and two-time world title challenger:

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“I’m very excited to get my name out in the Belasco on October 7th. As a local LA fighter, it feels great to be fighting at LA FIGHT CLUB for the first time. I started my boxing career when I was twelve, and was inspired by my favorite boxer, Mike Tyson. I’m the type of fighter that loves to put on a show in the ring.

“My last fight was at Fantasy Springs in May, and I learned a lot from that fight. My opponent’s name for my upcoming fight is Diego Magdaleno, and I have watched him fight a few times. I know what I have to do in the ring to earn the victory.”

MARICELA CORNEJO, Former WBC World female Middleweight Champion:

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“As a female boxer, one of the challenges I face is that people don’t want to see a powerful woman. When I have the chance to spar with other women, it’s awesome because I can go all out and not be afraid.

“Over time, I have become a very aggressive fighter in the ring–my trainer says I hit harder than any of the other guys he has worked with.”

DAVID MIJARES, Super Lightweight Prospect:

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“This is my second fight at the Belasco, and my training regimen has been great. Even though I do eat lots of different foods, I do lots of cardio–which is what has kept me in shape.

“My last fight was August 19th, and I never stop training, I’m always ready to get back in the gym. Before a big fight, there’s always a couple of things we try to work on. My goal is to keep doing better and better. I don’t know much about my opponent, but I do know he has speed, so I need to be careful. Right now, we are working on timing and how to outbox him.”

 

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