Marvin Quintero TKOs Jeffery Fontanez to Capture Vacant NABF Lightweight Title

Marvin Quintero Battles Jose Gonzalez as Co-Main to Salido vs Martinez


LOS ANGELES (April 10) – Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero (26-5, 22 KOs) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico takes on Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (23-1, 18 KOs) of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico in a 10-round, co-main event part of Martinez vs. Salido Pay-Per-View quadruple header on April 11 from the Coliseum of Puerto Rico in San Juan. Co-promoted by PR Best Boxing Promotions, Inc. and Golden Boy Promotions, the heavy handed contenders, combined they have an 80 percent knockout ratio, will battle it out in hopes of becoming the next WBO Latino Lightweight Champion.

In the main event of the night, Ramon Martinez (28-2-2, 17 KOs) will face Orlando Salido (42-12-2, 29 KOs) in a 12-round match up for the WBO Super Featherweight Title. Also, Victor Ruiz (13-6-1, 5 KOs) of Mexico City will face McWilliams Arroyo (15-2, 13 KOs) of Fajardo, Puerto Rico in a 10-round flyweight bout for the WBO Latino Flyweight Title. Opening up the telecast, Yoandris “El Nino” Salinas (20-1-2, 13 KOs) of Miami, Florida, will face Ricardo “Alacran” Alvarado (7-4, 6 KOs) of McAllen, Texas in a 10-round featherweight bout.

Undefeated fighters John Karl Sosa (12-0, 6 KOs) of Caguas, Puerto Rico and Zachary “Zungry” Ochoa (10-0, 5KOs) of Brooklyn, New York will be featured in respective bouts in the non-televised undercard. Sosa is scheduled to fight Joaquin “Chico” Chavez (9-14-3, 2 KOs) of Los Angeles in an eight-round welterweight bout, while Ochoa will face the heavy-handed Moises Rios (5-2, 4 KOs) of Aarcibo, Puerto Rico in a junior welterweight six-round brawl.

Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico has had a long and impressive career as a professional boxer. The knockout artist has faced tough veterans Walter Estrada and Miguel Vazquez and had a shot at the IBF World Lightweight title when he faced Vasquez in 2012. Quintero is coming off of a win last September when he faced Carlos Mario Sanchez via second round knockout. Now he is looking at a chance to capture the WBO Lightweight Title when he faces Jose Gonzalez on April 11.

Fighting out of Tao Baja, Puerto Rico, Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez has kept busy year after year since his professional debut in 2008. The rising Puerto Rican star is known to be a hard puncher having won most of his bout via knockout. In his last professional bout, Gonzales faced Antonio Joao Bento in December winning the fight via second round knockout. Now the contender is ready for his first title bout when he goes up against Marvin Quintero at the Coliseum of Puerto Rico.

Yoandris “El Nino” Salinas of Miami, Florida has been very successful fighter who has stayed busy since his professional debut in 2009. He has faced Scott Quigg, Jhon Alberto Molina and Nehomar Cermeno and along the way has acquired the WBC Latino Super Bantamweight Title, WBA-Fedebol Super Bantamweight Title and the WBA-NABA Super Bantamweight Title.

Durango, Mexico’s, Ricardo “Alacran” Alvarado, who is now fighting out of McAllen, Texas is a relative newcomer looking to make an impression in the featherweight division. Having fought twice in 2014 and recently faced Luis Castor in February of this year, Alvarado is determined to add a victory to his record when he goes up against Yoandris on April 11.

Puerto Rico native John Karl Sosa is a highly regarded welterweight Caguas prospect that won four fights against solid competition in 2014 beating Antonio Sanchez, Victor Perez, and Luis Bello. Most recently, Sosa faced Brooklyn’s Jason Thompson in December in an eight-round matchup, winning the bout via unanimous decision.

Joaquin “Chico” Chavez from Los Angeles is an experienced fighter with more than 25 fights under his belt in his short career. A professional since 2011, the 27-year-old has kept busy fighting six bouts in 2014 with impressive victories against Luis Cruz and Jessie Roman in August. Now, Chavez is looking to keep up his winning streak in his first bout of 2015.

Brooklyn native Zachary “Zungry” Ochoa is a promising 22-year-old talent who has gone undefeated since his professional debut in 2011. Most recently, Ochoa took on near-shutout wins in 2014 over Luis Cervantes in August and Jose Miguel Castro in December. In his first fight of 2015, the impressive Ochoa maintained his record intact after he defeated Engelberto Valenzuela via first-round knockout. In his first fight in the land of his heritage, Puerto Rico, Ochoa will look to impress fans as he faces Moises Rios in his second fight of 2015.

Fighting out of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Moises Rios began his professional career in 2009 against Humbero Ayoroa winning the bout via knock out. The fighter last fought William Lorenzo in 2012 winning the bout. Now in his first bout in almost three years, the Puerto Rican brawler is looking to reignite his career when he faces off against one boxing’s most exciting prospects, Zachary Ochoa.

“The War” Martinez vs. Salido is 12-round super featherweight bout for the WBO Super Featherweight Championship presented by PR Best Boxing Promotions, Inc and Golden Boy Promotions. The Pay-Per-View event broadcast begins at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.

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Undercard Announced for Rustam Nugaev vs Marvin Quintero March 7

SAN DIEGO (February 20, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, Antonio Leonard Promotions and All In Entertainment is happy to officially announce the ESPN “Friday Night Fights” co-feature to the main event attraction featuring Rustam Nugaev (26-6-1, 16 KOs) vs. Marvin Quintero (25-4, 21 KOs), taking place at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort in Pala, California on March 7, 2014.

The evening’s co-main event will feature undefeated junior featherweight Roman Morales (17-0, 9 KOs) against Russian born fighter Khabir Suleymanov (16-3, 6 KOs), in a scheduled 10-round bout.

This will be Morales’ second scheduled 10-round affair, the first was back in October of last year against Roberto Castaneda. Morales went the distance in that contest, earning a unanimous decision in the process, so it stands to reason that there should be no issues with his stamina and you could make the argument that he will be more comfortable this time around, opening the door to a fight filled with fireworks.

“I learned a lot about myself last time out and I think it was more important to get the rounds in than it would’ve been to get overaggressive, maybe even reckless. I’m still growing both mentally and physically, but I know I’m getting everything out of each experience. This time out I’ll have a better understanding of what I’m capable of at different points in the fight, I may choose to push the gas at several points. My opponent won’t be comfortable in there, I won’t let him get settled. I can wait for him to make a mistake but I know I can help the issue better this time out,” Morales said.

Promoter Gary Shaw feels Morales has the ability to become a force in the Jr. Featherweight division. A good performance against Suleymanov will get Morales one step closer to a world title opportunity.

“Morales has a great chance to elevate his position in the Jr. Featherweight division,” said Gary Shaw. “I’m expecting a lot of action in this fight because I know both fighters are hungry to prove to the world that they are on the championship level. This is a tough fight for both guys and the winner will certainly move on to bigger and better things.

The rest of the undercard will showcase some of the brightest young up and coming stars in boxing.

Opening up the telecast will be Washington DC’s undefeated welterweight sensation, Dusty Harrision Hernandez (20-0, 11 KOs) as he battles Honolulu Hawaii’s Michael Balasi (10-3, 7 KOs) in an 8-round bout.

Whittier, California’s unbeaten lightweight star, Alejandro Luna (16-0, 12 KOs) will take on Mexico’s Sergio Riviera (18-14-2, 11 KOs) in a 6-round bout.

Chicago’s amateur standouts, Kenneth Sims Jr. and Eduardo Martinez will be making their pro debuts. Sims Jr. will face Arizona, CA’s Cory Muldrew (1-5) in a 4-round light welterweight bout, while Martinez goes up against Mexico’s Juan Urbina (0-1) in a4-round super bantamweight contest.

San Antonio’s super bantamweight phenom, Mario Barrios (2-0, 1 KO) will do battle against Kelly Lionell (0-2) in a 4-round bout.

Vista, California’s, Aaron Garcia (13-3-2, 4 KOs) will challenge Mexico’s Gerardo Zayas (20-22-2, 12 KOs) in a 6-round featherweight bout.

New York’s Mike Faragon (19-0, 9 KOs) will fight an opponent to be announced in a 6-round lightweight bout, as will Santa Barbara’s welterweight Francisco Santana (18-3-1, 8 KOs).