What does it mean to you fighting on Mexican Independence Day weekend?
“It means a lot as it became customary to fight on the patriotic days and I am proud to represent my country and I’ll do it with great honor and pride. I believe without a doubt that the month of September is the most patriotic of our nation and I really love to fight or be part of this great weekend!
In 2010 I fought on the weekend of Independence from Mexico and defeated Carlos 'Tata' Baldomir from Argentina. Now I hope I succeed in my fight against Alfonso Gomez in another weekend of the Independence of Mexico.
“Honestly I feel a little bad since September 1 is the day of my birthday and regularly fighting on the Independence Day of Mexico I have to train, and logically I can not celebrate with my family”.
“However, since this is a very important date for the Mexicans I also hope to celebrate with a victory on September 17, because I want to win my fourth championship in four divisions”.
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