Velez vs. Alvarado Set For Friday

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Golden Boy Promotions Head Matchmaker Roberto Diaz talks about Friday nights (7/15) main event on Estrell TV.

 

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Young Prospects Machado and Acosta Set For August

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Dos de los principales prospectos de Puerto Rico, Alberto ‘El Explosivo’ Machado y Angel ‘Tito’ Acosta, pondrán en vitrina su talento noqueador el sábado 6 de agosto en el Coliseo Cosme Beitía, de Cataño, cuando estelaricen el programa que presentará la Miguel Cotto Promotions en sociedad con H2 Entertainment y Roc Nation Sports. El programa, perteneciente a la serie exitosa Boxeo Al Máximo, será el segundo que la empresa presente consecutivamente en el coliseo catañés, luego de celebrar allí con gran éxito, el pasado 4 de junio, el cartel estelarizado por el peso ligero Kevin Nieves. Será también el segundo programa de la empresa desde su acuerdo con la cadena hispana Mega TV, que presentará la retransmisión de la cartelera en diferido el sábado 13 de agosto. De 25 años de edad, el junior ligero Machado, del residencial Monte Hatillo, posee un récord de 14-0 con 12 nocauts. Es un peleador derecho, de 5’ 10” de estatura, que se cuadra a lo zurdo y no pierde el tiempo en atacar a su oponente, como lo demuestra el hecho de que ha ganado por nocaut en el primer asalto sus últimos cinco compromisos. En su última pelea, el pasado 23 de abril en el coliseo Roger L. Mendoza, de Caguas, Machado aniquiló a los 2:20 minutos al mexicano Miguel Angel Mendoza, quien tenía marca de 22-7-2 y 21 nocauts.
Entretanto, Acosta, de Barrio Obrero, es un minimosca que cuenta también con 25 años de edad y posee un récord de 13-0 con 13 nocauts y aparece clasificado entre los primeros 15 tanto por la OMB como la FIB y la AMB. Acosta viene de noquear en el segundo asalto al aguerrido peleador dominicano Erickson Martell para retener su título minimosca de la Fecarbox, el organismo regional afiliado al CMB.
En el programa igualmente estarán activos otros grandes prospectos de la compañía presidida por el cinco veces campeón mundial boricua, figurando entre ellos el supermosca José ‘Chiquiro’ Martínez, de Las Marías, con marca de 17-0 y 10 nocauts y una impresionante victoria por decisión en 10 asaltos sobre Edwin ‘Puto’ Rodríguez en su última presentación Con ese triunfo, Chiquiro retuvo el cetro Latino del CMB. También verá acción el peso super mosca moroveño Carlos ‘Kid’ Narváez (14-0 y seis), quien en su última presentación derrotó por decisión en ocho asaltos a Carlos ‘El Machazo’ Rodríguez, para conquistar el vacante cetro supermosca de la Fecarbox. “Va a ser una noche de grandes prospectos”, dijo Héctor Soto, promotor de la compañía. “Son los cuatro peleadores más importantes y adelantados que tenemos y esperamos que sea un gran éxito porque tanto Machado como Acosta son del area metropolitana y esperamos que todos sus fanáticos se den cita”. El programa será transmitido en diferido por Mega TV el siguiente sábado 13 de agosto comenzando a las 9:00 p.m. en horario prime time.
Boxeo Al Máximo es presentado por Miguel Cotto Promotions, H2 Entertainment y Roc Nation Sports. Gasolina Party In A Pouch, Ciclón Energy Drink, Armor All, Restaurant Raíces, Pan American Language, Ahorro Muebles, Everlast y Periódico La Cordillera. La entrada al coliseo Cosme Beitía de Cataño tendrá un costo de $15.00 Ring Side y $10.00 Entrada General. Los boletos están disponibles en las localidades de Ticket Center llamando al 787-792-5000 ó visitando su sitio en internet: www.tcpr.com.

 

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Two of the top prospects from Puerto Rico, Alberto ‘Explosive’ Machado and Angel ‘Tito’ Acosta, will showcase its puncher talent on Saturday August 6 at Coliseo Cosme Beitia Cataño, when estelaricen the program will present Miguel Cotto Promotions in partnership with Roc Nation H2 Entertainment and Sports. The program, part of the hit series Maxed Boxing, will be the second that the company present consecutively in the Catanese coliseum, after celebrating there with great success, on June 4, the poster starring Kevin Nieves lightweight. It will also be the second program of the company since its agreement with the Hispanic network Mega TV, presenting billboard relay delayed on Saturday 13 August. 25-year-old junior lightweight Machado, residential Monte Hatillo, has a record of 14-0 with 12 knockouts. It is a right fighter, 5 ’10 “tall, which block to southpaw and wastes no time in attacking his opponent, as evidenced by the fact that he has won by knockout in the first assault their last five games. In his last fight, on April 23 at the Coliseum Roger L. Mendoza, of Caguas, Machado 2:20 he annihilated the Mexican Miguel Angel Mendoza, who had branded 02/07/22 and 21 knockouts.
Meanwhile, Acosta, Barrio Obrero, is a flyweight who also has 25 years old and has a record of 13-0 with 13 knockouts and ranked in the top 15 by both the WBO and IBF and WBA appears. Acosta comes knocking in the second assault the embattled Erickson Martell Dominican fighter to retain his flyweight title Fecarbox, the regional agency affiliated with the WBC.
The program also will be active other great prospects of the company led by five-time world champion boricua, figuring including super flyweight Jose ‘Chiquiro’ Martinez, Las Marias, 17-0 with 10 knockouts and and an impressive victory 10-round decision over Edwin ‘Puto’ Rodriguez in his last presentation With that triumph, Chiquiro retained the WBC Latino scepter. Weight will also see action moroveño Super Fly Carlos ‘Kid’ Narvaez (14-0 and six), who in his last appearance defeated eight-round decision to Carlos ‘El Machazo’ Rodriguez to win the vacant flyweight scepter of Fecarbox. “It will be a night of great prospects,” said Hector Soto, promoter of the company. “These are the four most important and advanced fighters we have and hope it will be a great success because both Machado and Acosta are in the metropolitan area and we hope that all fans make an appointment.” The program will be broadcast on tape delay on Mega TV next Saturday August 13 starting at 9:00 p.m. in prime time.

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Orozco Re-Ups With Golden Boy

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Having taken the 140-pound division by storm, the WBC’s number one-ranked super lightweight “Relentless” Antonio Orozco (24-0, 16 KOs) will continue to pursue a world championship title as a Golden Boy Promotions fighter, retaining the Los Angeles-based company founded by Oscar De La Hoya as his promoter. Orozco’s multi-year agreement comes ahead of his July 30 fight where he will headline the HBO Latino card against Abner “Jaeger” Lopez (25-5, 19 KOs) at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.

“Since I was a child I always dreamed to be part of Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions,” said Antonio Orozco. “This is where I started my career and this is where I would like to finish. I am at my prime, and re-signing with Golden Boy represents the second chapter of my career of become a world champion.”

“Antonio Orozco is one of the best fighters in our stable at Golden Boy Promotions, and with his natural talent, skill and strong work ethic, he is poised to become a world champion in this sport, without a doubt,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “I’m proud Antonio chose to stay with the Golden Boy family, and I’m excited to see him conquer the division and rise to the top of the sport.”

“I look for great things for Antonio Orozco, we started with Golden Boy and this is where we want to finish,” said Frank “Derecho” Espinoza, manager of Antonio Orozco. “We enjoy being part of the Golden Boy family and with their help we know we will get to the next level and fight for a world title.”

Unbeaten as a professional, San Diego’s Antonio Orozco has paid his dues on the way to the top, and now his only intention is to get the shot at a world championship that he’s craved. Rated as number one by the WBC, and rated in the top 10 by all sanctioning bodies in the super lightweight division, Orozco is ready for the next chapter of his career as a world champion. Winner of the NABF junior super lightweight title in 2014, the 28-year-old has since defeated former world champions Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto and Steve “2Pound” Forbes, and hot prospect Emmanuel “Tranzformer” Taylor. In his most recent bout on March 25, 2015, Orozco made another statement with a first round knockout of Miguel “Aguacerito” Acosta that thrilled the fans at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.

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