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Emmanuel Rodriguez demolished WBA #11 Luis Hinojosa in Cataño, Puerto Rico

Last night in Cataño, Puerto Rico, in the maint event bout, WBO Latino bantamweight champion, Emmanuel Rodriguez ( 12-0, 8 KO ) defeated by KO in the third round, former world title contender, and WBA #11, Dominican, Luis Hinojosa ( 27-9, 17 KO ).

A solid straight right hand on Hinojosa’s face, immediately ended up the fight. Hinojosa was unconscious for a while. Continue reading

Emmanuel Rodriguez crushes Gabor Molnar in Hatillo, Puerto Rico

WBO bantamweight Latino Champion, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 11-0, 7 KO’s ) from Puerto Rico, defeated Hungarian, Gabor Molnar ( 16-7, 10 KO’s ) by TKO in the second round in a 10 round maint event bout held at the Francisco ‘Pancho’ Deida Coliseum in Hatillo, Puerto Rico. Rodriguez was suposed to face Dominican title contender, Luis Hinojosa but visa issues cancelled the fight. Molnar entered the fight as a one week replacement. The WBO Latino belt was not on the line because Molnar is not latino. Continue reading

Weights from Cataño, Puerto Rico

Cataño, Puerto Rico – In the maint event bout for the vacant WBO Latino bantamweight title, Puerto Rican, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodríguez ( 9-0, 5 KO’s ), and Alexis ‘Beaver’ Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO’s ) of Phoenix, both weighed in at 117.8 lbs. The bout is set for 10 rounds.

Rodriguez, a former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games champion mentioned that,”We’re ready for war. Puerto Rico vs Mexico is always exciting. The fans can expect a tough fight but at the end of the night, I will be the new WBO Latino champion”. Continue reading

This Saturday Rodriguez vs. Santiago for the WBO Latin title, complete list of fights

Today in Cataño, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican amateur sensation , Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO’s ) and his opponent Alexis ‘Beaver’ Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO’s ) of Phoenix, Arizona meet for the first time, heading to their 10 round bout for the vacant WBO Latin bantamweight title this Saturday, August, 2 at the Cosme Beitia Coliseum in Cataño,PR. The event is promoted by Fresh Boxing in association with M/V Power Promotions. Continue reading

Rodriguez vs. Santiago for the Vacant WBO Latin title in Cataño, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican amateur sensation , Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO’s ) will face Alexis ‘Beaver’ Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO’s ) of Phoenix, Arizona in a 10 round bout for the vacant WBO Latin bantamweight title on Saturday, August, 2 at the Cosme Beitia Coliseum in Cataño,PR. The event is promoted by Fresh Boxing in association with M/V Power Promotions.

Rodriguez, a former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games champion mentioned that,”Now it’s time to prove where do I belong in the boxing world. It’s my time to shine. Santiago is a very good fighter, and my respect for him, and his team for accepting this fight in Puerto Rico. I’m ready for war!”, stated Emmanuel Rodriguez. Continue reading

Results from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico – ‘DIRECTV Boxing Nights’

At the Moises Navedo Coliseum in Vega Baja, in the maint event, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO’s ) defeated Felix ‘La Ardilla’ Perez ( 8-5 , 3 KO’s ) by unanimous decision

From the start, Rodriguez was able to establish the pace, connecting accurate combinations to the face and body of Pérez , who was active throughout the fight, but without success for the effective defense of Rodríguez. The judges scored 80-72, 80-72 and 78-74.

“I followed the game plan as always. Perez is strong, and has faced good prospects. I did not feel his power. In this fight I was a little more aggressive, and the results speaks for himself ” said an excited ‘Manny’ Rodriguez. Continue reading

Emmanuel Rodríguez vs. Félix Pérez is set for April, 5

Puerto Rican flyweight prospect, Emmanuel “Manny” Rodriguez ( 8-0, 5KO’s ), who on last December, defeated former world title challenger, David Quijano by unanimous decision, is set to return on Saturday, April, 5, against former WBC CABOFE champion, Félix ‘la Ardilla’ Pérez ( 8-4, 3 KO’s ) in a 8 round bout at the flyweight division in a event held at the Moises Navedo Coliseum in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. The boxing card titled ‘DIRECTV Boxing Nights’ will be televised by DIRECTV PR ( OnDIRECTV – channel 165 – 9:00pm ). Continue reading

Felix Verdejo, Emmanuel Rodriguez and John Karl Sosa Recieved Their Awards

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – World Boxing Organization (WBO) awarded the young professional fighters Felix “Diamante” Verdejo, Emmanuel “Manny” Rodriguez and John Karl Sosa, and amateurs Kiria Tapia, Danielito Zorrilla and Henry Lebron, today in the first edition of this event for the Puerto Rican WBO Prospects Right Now, which the WBO will held annually for the promises of this sport in Puerto Rico, as part of the successful program “Kids Drug Free”. Continue reading