Boxeo Telemundo returns this Friday to kick off its 31st straight year on air with another chapter in the famed classic “Puerto Rico vs Mexico” as WBO #8 WBA #13 Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez(22-3-1 13 KO’s) of Caguas, PR faces WBC #6 WBO #15 Saul “Baby” Juarez(25-10-2 13 KO’s) of Mexico City, MX. The bout is scheduled for 10 rounds in the light flyweight division with the WBO/NABO title in play.
The showdown will mark the return of the series back to the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming in Miami, Florida presented by Felix “Tuto” Zabala, All Star Boxing, Inc.
The undercard features a slew of talent from hispanic regions and olympic pedigrees. 2x gold medalist (London 12′ Rio 16′)Robeisy Ramirez(1-1) of Cienfuegos, Cuba squares off against Rafael Morales(3-0) of Laredo, Texas in the Co main event of the night over 6 rounds. Ramirez will be making his Miami debut were a big community of cuban immigrants reside.
Dominican heavy hitter Elvis Rodriguez(5-0 5 KO’s) of Santo Domingo will face Louisiana’s Kaylyn Alfred(4-2) over 6 rounds. Rodriguez is trained by International Boxing Hall Of Fame inductee Freddie Roach & looks to extend his Knockout streak come Friday night.
Rio 2016 Olympian and nearby Kissimmee native Antonio Vargas(11-1 5 KO’s) squares off against Juan Centeño(4-4 1 KO) of Managua, Nicaragua over 6 rounds. Vargas will be fighting for the 8th time on a Telemundo card.
Rounding off the undercard, Dominique “Trap” Francis(6-0 5 KO’s) of Miami, Florida faces Julio Buitrago(13-21) of Nicaragua over 6 rounds. Local Favorite Nicholas Irizarry(2-0) fights Marcelo Williams(0-2) over 4 rounds. Bronx, New York Ofacio Falcon fights 4 round with an opponent to be announced shortly.
The Ramirez vs Morales & Rodriguez vs Alfred bouts are bought to you by All Star Boxing, Inc in association with Top Rank.
Doors open at 7PM/EST First Bell 8PM/EST. Tickets Available by visiting Eventbrite.com/Miccosukeefightseries or sold at the door the night of the event.