FREE AGENT BOXING SIGNS ON TO CO-MANAGE JORGE MELENDEZ
Press Release: A new managerial comnany, Free Agent Boxing Management, announced the addition of junior middleweight Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez (24-2-1, 23 KOs) of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, to its growing roster of boxers. "This is a big day for us, and I'm proud to have this wonderful young prospect fighting for us," said Free Agent Boxing president José A. Acevedo. "Boxing will never grow if we don't keep cultivating new talent, and in Jorge, we've signed a great fighter that you're going to be hearing a lot about in the months and years to come."
The 23-year-old Melendez stopped William Correa in the second round in 2010 and in 2011, he prevailed on points against tough veteran Eric Mitchell. In his last fight, he destroyed Milton Nuñez in the first round. Melendez's signing of the co-managerial agreement was more of a formality, as he and his original management "Troya Boxing" had already been working closely with Free Agent Boxing Management.
"Free Agent always supported me in my career and now with them onboard officially, it will be even better because we are a family," said Melendez. "Free Agent wants to help me and I want to give my best for them and for my country. I know I have the potential, and I will be world champion someday soon." Melendez said.
As amateur Melendez accumulated a record of 48 wins and only 6 losses and represented Puerto Rico twice in international tournaments.
In joining Free Agent Boxing Management, Melendez is part of a stable of fighters that includes Roberto J. Acevedo and top prospect Joel "Joelo" Torres.