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Local boxer set to make pro debut in August

Posted at 9:54 AM, Jul 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-24 13:23:16-04

A local Tucson boxer is set to make his professional debut at Casino Del Sol next month. 

Michael "The Cobra" Martinez met with fans at Pat's Chili Dogs Saturday to talk about his upcoming fight. 

"I'm excited and I'm happy to be able to make my debut here in my hometown," Martinez told KGUN9. "I want to put on a great show for all of my supporters."

Martinez has been training at the Westside Youth Center since he was nine years old. 

Martinez will fight on August 6th.