On an unique celebration at DISTRITO T-Mobile in Puerto Rico, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) acknowledged Oscar “El Pupilo” Collazo (7-0, 5 KOs) for his extraordinary journey in the minimumweight department. Collazo attained numerous records in his champion fight against previous champ Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem, consisting of breaking the record for the fastest Puerto Rican to end up being a world champ. The WBO provided Collazo with his World Championship Belt to honor this turning point in his profession.
During the event, Collazo revealed his thankfulness to his household, spouse, and group for their assistance and thanked Miguel Cotto Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions, and the WBO for their assistance. He guaranteed to work even more difficult to protect his title for his household, home town of Villalba, and Puerto Rico. Eric Gomez, President of Golden Boy Promotions, shared his pride in Collazo’s achievement and revealed information of his upcoming defense in Puerto Rico. Hector Soto, President of Miguel Cotto Promotions, applauded Collazo’s distinct training and work principles, hailing him as the face of boxing in Puerto Rico. Paco Valcarcel, President of the WBO, praised Collazo on his convincing triumph over Jerusalem and highlighted that he is a skilled young fighter whose journey is still unfolding.