(OCT 19) WBAN received some cool
coverage from Multi-world champion Layla McCarter who caught up
with Edelma Jeffrey who is making her pro debut tonight on a
Gary Shaw Card.
McCarter (c) standing with Jeffrey (r) and twin sister.
Layla McCarter said, "I had the pleasure of
meeting Edelma Jeffrey who is making a pro debut
(tonight)-Saturday) at the
Pico Rivera Sports Center on a Gary Shaw promotion featuring:
Alejandro Luna 135 vs. Daniel Attah 134.5.
The weigh-in had Edelma Jeffrey, 130 vs. Myra Manzo, 135."
Layla McCarter and Edelma Jeffrey
"Both girls are making a pro debut. Jeffrey is originally from
St.Lucia, started boxing on the east coast out of Rhode Island,
and currently resides in California. Her twin sister has been
the greatest support and sparring partner."
"Jeffrey's has had 15 amateur fights and has been involved in
boxing for about 10 years. She is ready for her long-awaited
debut. I'm looking forward to witnessing the first fight in two
careers and following future progress.
Manzo (left) Jeffrey (right) *Courtesy photo /Jeffrey's
"A big thank you to Gary Shaw for giving these women the
opportunity. Long live women's boxing!", Added McCarter.