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Francisco Palacios

Wizardry: Palacios overcomes layoff to dominate Mendoza!

Orlando, FL (September 21, 2014) – Cruiserweight star Francisco “Wizard” Palacios looked masterful in dominating hard-hitting contender Epifanio Mendoza of Colombia over eight rounds yesterday evening at the Mela Room in Orlando, FL.

Inactive for two years due to promotional difficulties, Palacios surprisingly showed no ring rust. Throughout the contest, the Orlando based Puerto Rican used his technical skills and ring generalship to control Mendoza. Continue reading

Talent rich undercard to support Palacios Comeback!

Orlando, FL (August 25, 2014) – World Wide Elite Entertainment has put together a talent-rich undercard to support the return of top cruiserweight Francisco Palacios.

Dubbed as “The Comeback”, Palacios is fighting in the 8 round main event while also serving as a co-promoter of the Saturday, September 20 card. Continue reading

Palacios Teams Up with John Scully!

Orlando, FL (August 21, 2014) – Cruiserweight contender Francisco “The Wizard” Palacios is now training under the tutelage of John Scully.

Palacios, 21-2 (13 KO’s), returns to the squared circle after a 2 year layoff to face James Johnson for the USBU cruiserweight title in the 8 round main event of a card Saturday, September 20 at the Mela Room in his hometown of Orlando, FL. Continue reading

Wlodarczyk defeats Palacios

By Marcus Richardson: WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (47-2-1, 33 KO’s) took care of challenger Francisco Palacios (21-2, 13 KO’s) for the second time in their rematch on Saturday in winning a 12 round unanimous decision by the scores of 116-112, 117-112, 116-112 at the Hala Stulecia in Wroclaw, Poland. Wlodarczyk’s jab and power shots were enough for him to keep Palacios at bay for most of the fight. Continue reading