Nestor Santana | Knuckle Up with Mike and Cedric
EPISODE: Episode 14
Mike and Cedric discuss how Rivalta Boxing (Henry Rivalta) has signed Cuban amateur standouts Nestor Santana, Fernando Cuza, and Yordan Barrera. Nestor Santana, who is 23 and a massive heavyweight at 6’5 and 270 lbs. He is just 22 years old and had a stellar amateur career with 170 fights.
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[, Music ]: what up talking fight fans thanks for tuning in to today’s episode of knuckle up with yours, truly mike orr? Unfortunately, my friend is not with me today.
He is busy in the gym doing what he does.
Man and that’s training, young kids, who are up and coming just like the ones that we profile on this show.
Today we got a good one for you.
Cuban prospect, nestor santana has just been signed by revealed review.
Ah sorry, my mouth is so dry, guys revita revita boxing promotions.
Yes, they uh just signed a trio of cuban amateur standouts, nestor santana, fernando cuza and jordan.
Barrera santana is a 23 year old and a massive 6’5 270 heavyweight, and he is just 22 years old.
Uh he had a stellar amateur career with 170 fights and uh.
You know his stable mate, who just got signed as well kuza, who is a 22 year old, heavyweight 6’5 225 um.
You know he had 147 amateur fights and was recently called up to the olympic team as a top heavyweight for cuba.
Barrera is the most experienced of the group.
He is 25 years old and had 250 amateur fights guys.
That is insane.
He was ranked number two in cuba behind the two-time olympic gold medalist ronald iglesias uh.
He will fight between 147 and 154 in the professional ranks, guys so be on the lookout for this one.
But you know this kid man nest nestor.
You got ta watch out for this big boy, man um, you know for a physical giant.
Nestor santana is still a kid at heavyweight.
This young man, uh, you know, commands respect for his size and strength, but at just 23 years old he is in his infancy.
In the top division of professional boxing, you know the cuban arrived in miami just a few days ago.
Uh, i’m sorry about a few weeks ago, um and already had a company that intended to help him led by veteran man of the sport henry revita uh, together with marty mancini partner in the management of mercenary boxing gym.
According to what was seen in the first days of training, santana hits hard with both hands and has all the elements to become a born knockout artist, man.
But the adventure is just beginning for this boy who has not uh said he’s not satisfied with being.
Second, to anyone in cuba, uh, you know this kid man, he uh he likes to brawl, he’s a brawler man.
He likes to throw these punches, he likes to get in there and he likes to swarm these guys.
You know he follows cubans like lara and uh.
You know david morrell and those examples are what inspire him to become a professional uh.
You know in cuba, they don’t have the possibility of looking highly higher.
So you know he decided to jump on a boat and get his butt over to uh another country man and was picked up here by this wonderful promotion company who has now signed this trio of great uh cubans that are coming up man.
This is going to be uh very interesting, so guys be on the lookout for these three cubans.
Man coming to eventually a ring near you.
It’S definitely going to be one to watch man uh 22, 23 year old, guys, six, five man cubans this is these – are big cats.
These guys are in the huge division uh.
You know: uh nestor, he santana he’s a brawler man uh.
You know he comes to the gym to train to the fullest and learn the secrets of professional blocking boxing uh.
You know if he improves uh in his you.
He wants to improve as much in his youth uh.
You know to give him a great uh.
You know uh foot to stand on in this professional game man, so you know he’s landed in miami he’s going to be fighting out of miami guys so be on the lookout for this big six foot: five 270 pound cuban who moves very agile.
You know he’s very agile in his movement got heavy hands uh.
This is gon na be interesting to see man, and you know he does have a lot of ring experience with 170 amateur fights under his belt, so guys you heard it here be on the lookout for these three just got signed to promotional company in miami.
These three cubans will be donning a ring near you just be on the lookout for the man.
You heard it here from your man my door at four i’m about to get out of here, because i got ta go check out.
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