Vergil Ortiz Jr. defends against Samuel Vargas on March 28 at The Forum in Inglewood, CA

Rashidi Ellis - The most dominant rising force in the welterweight division returns to the ring as Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) defends his WBA Gold Welterweight Title against Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) in a 12-round main event. Ortiz Jr. will headline a stacked card in his adoptive home of Southern California.

The most dominant rising force in the welterweight division returns to the ring as Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) defends his WBA Gold Welterweight Title against Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) in a 12-round … Read more

Rashidi Ellis will fight this Saturday for two belts in Caguas, Puerto Rico

Former amateur star, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 13-0, 10 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts will return to the ring this Saturday, March 14th at the Roger L. Mendoza Coliseum in Caguas, Puerto Rico. His opponent will be Colombian, Victor Gonzalez ( 12-9, 11 KO’s ) in a 8-round bout, schedule for the vacants WBA FedeCaribe, and WBC Latino welterweight titles.

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Rashidi Ellis Added to Pedraza-Farenas card this Friday in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Former amateur star, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 12-0, 9 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts will return to the ring this Friday, November 14th at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where in the ,main event, Puerto Rican sensation, Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza will face Philippine contender, Michael Farenas in a IBF elimination bout.

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Q & A with Edwin Diaz, president of Troya Boxing Management, who talked about his highly regarded boxer, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis

Welterweight prospect,’Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 9-0, 7 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts was formed under the guidance of Puerto Rican trainer, Alex Rivera at the Somerville Boxing Club. Ellis managed to win several amateur titles, and at one point of his career, he was ranked number one in the United States at the 152 weight division.

Read moreQ & A with Edwin Diaz, president of Troya Boxing Management, who talked about his highly regarded boxer, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis

Rashidi Ellis: An Up and Coming Prospect

1375167_10200509196631749_1475797657_nThe up and coming orthodox welterweight pugilist, “Speedy” Rashidi Ellis is one of the best prospects to come out of New England in the last couple of years and his outstanding amateur success has him poised to accomplish significant achievements in the near future.

“I`ll be a world champion in a couple of years because I`m extremely confident in all my skills especially my speed and defense which is good enough to compete with anyone and with additional fights, I`m only going to get better,“ said Ellis.

Ellis is getting a great deal of publicity due to his stellar amateur success. He recorded an impressive 60-11 record against really good competition. This year, he won a Silver Medal at the Independent Cup in the Dominican Republic, losing a close bout to Cuba`s Roniel Iglesias, a gold medalist in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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