Super Flyweight Champion - Bruno Escalante
February 18, 2014
(FEB 18) REDWOOD CITY, CA - With less than a couple of
weeks away from his 2014 debut, IBA Super-Flyweight
champion, Bruno Escalante (11-1-1, 5 KOs) talks about his
training camp, being awarded 2013 Nor-Cal Fighter of the
Year, and his upcoming fight against Lorenzo Trejo (33-28-1,
20 KOs) at Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, February
How has training camp coming along?
Bruno: Everything is going great. I have a fabulous team of
coaches I'm surrounded by on a daily basis. My boxing coach
Brian Schwartz and strength and conditioning mentor Mike
Bazzel are pushing me every day. Sprint coach Remi Korchemny
is working on my explosion. Victor Conte provides me with
the best nutrition and supplements. I'm with the best team
Speaking of you and your team, you were recently voted 2013 Nor-Cal Fighter
of the Year for the second time by two different sources. And your trainers
and manager were also awarded. How does that make feel?
Bruno: Like I said, I have a tremendous team that works hard and I'm very
thankful for all that they do for me. My manager Herb Stone is a great man
who has really made a difference in my career keeping my busy. In 2013 I had
five fights and this year I'm looking to do the same. Schwartz and Bazzel
are the best trainers for me, they continue to teach me knew things all the
time. I'm very humbled and honored to be in the position I'm in at the
What was it like capturing the IBA title?
Bruno: Man it was a great feeling. All the hard work has been paying off.
Mikey Ruiz was a tough fighter and we went toe to toe in that fight. I feel
I'll be ready to challenge all the champions in my division with a few more
fights. I'm improving with each fight.
You'll be the main event attraction February 28th against veteran Lorenzo
Trejo at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City. Can you talk about this matchup?
Bruno: Trejo brings a lot of experience to the ring with over 60 fights
under his belt. He's been in there with some tough fighters so I know he'll
be coming to fight. I expect a rough fight but I'll be ready for whatever he
brings to the table.
In closing would you like to say anything to your fans?
Bruno: To everyone who's been supporting me, I want to thank you from the
bottom of my heart. I'm excited to be fighting back in Redwood City so
everyone get your tickets now before they sell out. I promise to put on a
great performance. Thank you.
Escalante vs. Trejo is presented by Don Chargin Productions and Paco
Presents. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here. Doors open at 5 pm and
First Fight 5:30 pm. Need assistance with purchasing a ticket? Call
650-369-7770 ext 31 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org