Kermit Cintron returns at super middleweight

Former welterweight world champion Kermit Cintron (39-6-3, 30 KOs) will be making his maiden voyage in the super middleweight division November 23 at the Riveredge Restaurant in Reading, Pennsylvania. The 40-year-old Cintron (39-6-3, 30 KOs) takes on Josue Obando (18-26-2, 13 KOs) in a six-rounder headlining the inaugural event of My Time Promotions headed up by heavyweight Travis Kauffman.

Travis Kauffman will be promoting his first show in the same venue where his well-known father Marshall Kauffman/King’s Promotions promoted his first show on August 21, 1994. 

“This is a great opportunity to get my promotional career up and going.  I have been around boxing since I was a baby.  I am an active fighter, I have trained fighters and now I am promoting.  I understand the business and have learned from the best, so on November 23rd, It is My Time to begin promoting,” said Kauffman.

The show is also in association with King’s Promotions.

The event will be a pro-am with three professional bouts. The other two are a six-round welterweight bout between Kashon Hutchinson (6-5, 1 KO) and James Robinson (5-12-5), and a four-round bantamweight contest between Luis Morales (3-0, 2 KOs) and Jerrod Miner (1-8-2).

There will be 10 amateur bouts.

Ringside tickets are sold out.  General admission tickets are $25, and can be purchased by calling 484-663-3523.

, which will be headlined by former welterweight world champion Kermit Cintron.

Cintron will be making his maiden voyage in the super middleweight division when he takes on Josue Obando in a six-round bout.

Cintron of 39-6-3, 30 KOs of Reading, will be fighting at home eighth time.  He won his 1st 24 fights which included wins over Leon Pearson (9-1-1), Said Ouali (7-0), Omar Davila (12-2), Ian Mackillop (14-1), Luis Rosado (29-5), Elio Ortiz (25-6).  He won the WBO Interim Welterweight title with a 8th round stoppage over Teddy Reid on July 17, 2004.

After losing the title, Cintron defeated David Estrada (18-2) and then won the IBF Welterweight title with a 6th round stoppage over Mark Suarez (25-2).  Cibtron defended the title twice with stoppage wins over Walter Matthysse (26-1) and Jesse Feliciano.

After losing the IBF belt, Cintron continued to defeated good competition such as Lovemore Ndou (46-10-1), Alfredo Angulo (15-0), Juliano Ramos (15-2), Antwone Smith (20-2-1), Jonathan Batista (14-1), and Ronald Cruz (20-2).

Cintron is coming off a no-contest with Marquis Taylor on February 13, 2018 in Bethlehem, Pa.

Obando of Guadalajara, Mexico has a record of 18-26-2 with 13 Knockouts.

Obando, 29 years-old is a nine-year professional has wins over Juan Manuel Mares (2-0), Ronald Hearns (28-5) & Jorge Luis Garcia Perez (14-0).  In his last bout, Obando stopped Isreal Ornelas on October 4th in Tijuana, Mexico.

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  • Glad to see Travis promote his first show. He was a good boxer, very likable person and his dad is one of the busiest in the country let alone tops in PA. Seeing Kermit back in action is another reason to attend the event.

  • Funny, they don’t mention who he lost his titles to. Margarito turned out to be a black eye to boxing. But focusing on cintron, not sure it’s going to get him anywhere. He was strong at 147, even at 154 he did t have his punching power. And his punching power is what made him good.

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