After his victory over former two-time world champion, Jhonny Gonzalez, 17 days ago, Puerto Rican Jonathan Oquendo signed the contract that will take him to his first world title bout, to be held on Saturday, December 5, against the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Jesus Cuellar at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read Article
PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) was surprised by the news circulated yesterday that boxer Jonathan Oquendo signed a promotional agreement with Golden Boy Promotions (GBP), when he still has a valid contract with the Puerto Rican promoter until 2016, so PRBBP vowed to take legal action in this regard.… Read Article
The WBA Fedelatin and WBC Latino bantamweight champion, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 13-0, 9 KO ) of Puerto Rico has been officially ranked # 6 by the World Boxing Association ( WBA ), and #7 by the World Boxing Council ( WBC ).… Read Article
Flyweight world contender McWilliams Arroyo will not fight this Saturday in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, because he is heading to an IBF elimination bout against Johnriel Casimero soon in the United States.… Read Article
Flyweight world contender McWilliams Arroyo will fight in his hometown, Fajardo, for the first time in four years when he faces Robert Kanalas on Saturday, August 22, at the Tomas Dones Coliseum in a show headlined by the title defense of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Latino bantamweight champion Emmanuel “Manny” Rodriguez against Alex Rangel.… Read Article
Unbeaten McJoe Arroyo made today a light workout in El Paso, Texas, for his fight against Arthur Villanueva for the vacant IBF super flyweight belt this Saturday, July 18, at the Don Haskins Center, live on Showtime at 10:00 pm.… Read Article
International Boxing Federation (IBF) 115 pounds #1 ranked, McJoe Arroyo, traveled today to El Paso, Texas, where this Saturday, July 18th, will face #3 ranked Arthur Villanueva for the vacant IBF super flyweight, in a fight that will take place at the Don Haskins Center, live on Showtime at 10:00 pm.… Read Article
After the South African Zolani Tete vacated the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight title, the #1 ranked McJoe Arroyo, from Puerto Rico, will face the #3 ranked Arthur Villanueva, from Philippines, for the vacant belt, possibly on July 18 in the United States.
Tete (20-3, 17 KOs) would defend his belt against Arroyo (16-0, 8 KOs) this summer, but negotiations were unsuccessful and after an IBF purse bid held recently- won by Golden Boy … Read Article
Roman “Rocky” Martinez got this morning his new World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight belt, who won by defeating Orlando “Siri” Salido at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot recently.
Martinez (29-2-2, 17 KOs) received his new title from the WBO president, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel in an activity that took place at the Capitol of Puerto Rico through the Representative Angel “Gary” Rodriguez.… Read Article
GUAYNABO, PUERTO RICO- Orlando “Siri” Salido, the WBO junior lightweight champion trained today for the media in Puerto Rico four days before his training fight against former world champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez on “The War”, that will take place on Saturday, April 11, at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in a presentation of PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) in association with Promociones Zanfer, and broadcast on “Pay … Read Article