California – The Puerto Rican puncher, Jorge “Machito” Maysonet (11-0, 10 KOs), and rival Gabriel Tolmajyan ( 13-2-1, 3 KO ) met the set weight of 135 pounds for tonight’s co-feature bout in the televised co-feature of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights on April 5th, featuring Jonathan Maicelo (19-0, 11 KOs) vs. Rustam Nugaev (22-6-1, 12 KOs) in an USBF lightweight title fight IBF lightweight bout scheduled for 12 rounds. The fight will take place at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California.
The show will air live at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT on ESPN2, and will be available online through WatchESPN.com and on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app. The card will also air live on ESPN Deportes +, the new digital extension of ESPN Deportes, and will air tape delayed on ESPN Deportes Saturday, April 6, at 2 a.m. and 3 p.m. Continue reading
FEBRUARY 25, 2013 – Cataño, Puerto Rico – Jorge “Machito” Maysonet ( 11-0, 10 KO’ ) managed to become the first boxer to knock out experienced fellow Puerto Rican, Pedro Salcedo (3-6, 2 KO’s) in a fight held at the Cosme Beitía Salamo Coliseum. “This is my first knockout victory in the second round, before that, all my knockouts have come in the first, and it was because I hurt my right elbow little bit, so I could not keep landing solid shots like I wanted to. I recovered in the second round, and quickly landed good rights to the body to end the fight” said Maysonet, who is promoted by Warriors Boxing, Universal Promotions, and Gary Shaw Productions. Continue reading