Mike Perez: 'I fight for my people'

Unbeaten heavyweight eyes title shot entering Saturday's bout with Jennings

Originally Published: July 24, 2014
By Carlos Narvaez Rosario | Special to ESPNDeportes.com

Cuba will once more be at the forefront of professional boxing when another of its sons looks to get himself in line for a shot at a world title.

Heavyweight Mike Perez will enter fabled Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday with several objectives in mind: to keep his unbeaten record, to pave the way for a world title fight between Caribbean fighters, and to give his adoptive country, Ireland, its first champion in boxing's biggest division.

Perez (20-0-1,12 KOs) ...

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