(JULY 7) This week WBAN was
notified that Alejandra "La Locomotora" Oliveras would be
making her way to Gleason's Boxing Gym in New York, where she is
originally from Argentina, and now living in the states.
When Oliveras was asked about why
America, why Gleason's Gym? She said that she is confident that
she can be a big draw in the states and that being in the same
environment as Amanda and Cindy Serrano, Heather Hardy, Alicia
Ashley and Ronica Jeffrey is a great way to break into America's
Women's Boxing game. She also heard that New York promoter Lou
DiBella is advocating that women boxing matches be televised and
wants to peak his interest.
Currently, the four-times boxing
champion is residing in Kearney, New Jersey, commuting an hour
and a half to Brooklyn.
"My decision to train at Gleasons
and to seek Dibella's interest is worth every sacrifice up to
this point. I liked my first day of training and I look forward
to continuing my regimen at Gleasons," added Oliveras.
Oliveras added, "I am fortunate to have as my Pro-Bono Advisor
Mr. Eddie Montalvo, who has for years been a strong advocate of
my sport. His reputation precedes him and I am confident that
while I attend to my training that Mr. Montalvo will handle my
business affairs. I truly want to reside and compete in the