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Trumpet, Placide tangle tonight at Jerry Junction

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Saturday, July 28, 2012
From left, boxers Floyd Trumpet and Kevin Placide, Dr Calvin Inalsingh and his daughter Shivana Inalsingh of the T&T Boxing Board. The duo will square off for the Fedecaribe Super Welterweight Title belt at the Jerry Junction Sports Bar, Waterloo, Carapichaima today.

 

Boxing champ Floyd Trumpet will be in action tonight against Kevin Placide as they battle for the Fedecaribe Super Welterweight Title at the Jerry Junction Sports Bar, Waterloo, Carapichaima. Trumpet who was set to make a return to the ring with a six-round non-title fight against Ian Blue after a three-year absence will finally his long awaited opportunity . The duo were present at the T&T Boxing Board of Control (TTBBC) Abercrombie Street Port of Spain where they both made there respective weights with Trumpet weighing 152 and Placid 154. “Preparation was good I made my weight about two weeks ago I went back up about four pounds over the past four days. I am feeling good to go,” said Trumpet when asked about his preparations. 
 
In reply, Placid said that he was all set  and just need to rejuvenate himself after dropping weight to make the contest legal. “I just need to rejuvenate, preparation was good it was always difficult trying to make the required weight. One must be strategic in dropping  weight. You want to maintain your strength and physical fitness and remain as healthly as possible to be fight ready.” Ultimate Fight I was launched  on June 28 at Mangoes Restaurant in Port-of-Spain with Placide and Trumpet. In 1994, Placide and Trumpet battled to a draw but this time both are promising a bruising, faster encounter.  Tickets for this fight are $80 and are available at Body World, Centre City Mall, Chaguanas; Jerry Junction Bar and Ultimate Gym, Chaguanas. For more information call 482-5567 or 730-1126.
 

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