Prospect Bruno Escalante (8-1-1, 4 KOs) is looking to make a name for himself in the Super flyweight division. Born in Cebu City, Philippines, Escalante now resides in Northern California where he trains with Nonito Donaire, Brian Schwartz and Mike Bazzel.
Training with Nonito Donaire has been very instrumental and inspiring to Escalante's career. Donaire started off at the smaller weights and worked his way to the top of the pound for pound list, a feat Escalante sees as inspiration.
Credit: Team Escalante
"Nonito is one of the best fighters in the world," stated Escalante. "He suffered a loss early in his career but bounced back to gain international recognition with an incredible winning streak. I know if I work hard I can become a world champion and represent my country with honor, just like Donaire and Pacquiao. The time is now to take my career to the next level. On July 26th I'm coming to make a statement."
"I know I have the ability t...