Three Cuban boxing champions who defected while training in Venezuela for the upcomming Pan-American Games promised to unite Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straights by becoming world champions in their respective weights classes.
“We have a commitment with the people of Miami and the people of Cuba, it’s true — to become world champions,” the flyweight Yan Barthelemy said in Spanish during the group’s first official news conference since arriving in the United States on Friday.
If it were that easy.
The first of several bouts should take place in South Florida on April 13.
Guevara's "New Man" continues to take every opportunity to become a CUBAN.