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John Bauza Q&A
When did you start boxing? What is your first memory in the sport?
9 years old. I trained only two weeks before my first amateur fight. I fought an older, more experience fighter with over 15 fights in my first.
Which fighters do you pattern yourself after?
Roy Jones Jr, Floyd Mayweather, Ivan Calderon
Who are your favorite current or recent pro fighters?
Vasiliy Lomachenko, Errol Spence, Mikey Garcia
Do you have a hidden talent?
I’m really good at math
What’s something most people don’t know about you?
I love watching cartoons. (Family Guy, Tom and Jerry).
Who are your favorite pro sports teams and non-boxing athletes?
Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan
What’s your favorite movie?
Do you have a favorite quote?
What are your favorite TV shows?
Shameless, The Flash
Which artists are most heavily featured on your playlist in camp?
Juanka El Problematik , Daddy Yankee
Favorite artist to listen to on Fight Night?
Juanka El Problematik
Do you have any superstitions or a pre-fight superstition?
I don’t like to see my mom or girlfriend before my fight.
Where do you want to be 5 years from now?
I want to be the first male 6 division world champion from Puerto Rico.
If I wasn’t a professional boxer, I would be …
What or who is the biggest motivation in your life?
My dad. He’s always sacrificed for me and my boxing career. He would many hours at a hard job and help me train for boxing at the end of his day, every day.
Walkout Song for 10/18 in Philly?
Live Walkout Song by Juanka El Problematik (His brother and famous Puerto Rican rapper with 1.1 million IG followers)