Undefeated Polish cruiserweight prospect Adrian “Fairly Boy” Pinheiro (5-0, 5 KOs) has taken an uncommon path to Nashville, the place he’ll tackle veteran Eric Abraham (6-10, 3 KOs) this Saturday evening in a 4-round bout at Municipal Auditorium.
The 24-year-old Pinheiro was born in Poland, grew up in Brazil, moved to Orlando after which as much as Massachusetts for a job alternative in safety in Boston’s Seaport and Monetary districts. He began boxing three years in the past, quickly growing right into a Central New England Golden Gloves Novice tremendous heavyweight champion, turning professional this previous Might in Orlando the place he lives once more.
“I’ve all the time been a fan of boxing,” Pinheiro defined, “however I didn’t field till I moved to the USA. I respect the artwork of boxing. I’m an thrilling boxer who can combine it up. I battle on the skin or inside, relying on who I’m preventing, and adapting within the ring.
“My opponent is a southpaw, and he generally is a little awkward. It’s going to be a great battle. He’s extra skilled than me, however I’m comfy preventing a southpaw. I’m working to enhance as an all-around fighter in each side, mentally and bodily.”
The 6’ 4”, 200-pound Pinheiro might be preventing on the “Nashville Beatdown” card, offered by Lank The King & Lank Promotions, in affiliation with Affiliation Administration.
“’Fairly Boy’ is a boxer who appears to be like like a mannequin,” promoter Langston Hampton, Jr. commented. “He’s actual quick and swift. He needs to be reckoned with as a result of he’s a great, clear fighter. I’m one of many promoters concerned with him. He made his professional debut Might eighth on my present in Orlando. Together with his expertise and appears, Adrian may very well be the subsequent champion from Poland. The sky is the restrict for him. It’s all about dedication. He has the expertise within the ring and out of doors he’s very marketable. The Polish want a brand new champion and it’s going to be Adrian Pinheiro!”
Again dwelling in Orlando and coaching on the Orlando Boxing Membership, Pinheiro is an avid nation music fan who is happy to be preventing in Nashville, the capital of nation “his music.”
“I can’t wait to get to Nashville,” Pinheiro mentioned. “I’m an enormous nation fan. That is particular to me!”
“I’m enthusiastic about this younger man,” Pinheiro’s supervisor/head coach Tony Blanco remarked. “He’s a humble beast who works laborious. He works out twice a day. My solely drawback with him is getting him out of the fitness center. He’s the long run!
“Adrian is an enormous nation music fan. When the chance got here to battle in Nashville, in entrance of Floyd Mayweather, Jr., he accepted instantly.”
Polish boxing followers are identified for his or her ardour. Waving purple and white Poland flags and singing loudly, they haven’t actually had many fighters to comply with in the USA since Andrew Golota and Tomasz Adamek. “Fairly Boy” would like to get help from his fellow Polish and Polish-Individuals.
“I’ve heard so much about them,” Pinheiro added. “Orlando doesn’t have a lot of a Polish neighborhood, however I hope that point will come. I like my individuals!”
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