Miami, Fla: Boxeo Telemundo returns with it’s 30th anniversary fall series featuring a classic battle between Puerto Rico and Mexico. Unbeaten WBO #8 Jr welterweight contender Yomar “The Magic” Alamo(17-0 12 KO’s) of Aguas Buenas faces Mexican City’s Antonio “Toño” Moran Escobar(24-4 17 KO’s) 10 Rounds for the WBO/NABO title.The bout will take place at the Osceola Heritage Park Events Center in Kissimmee, Florida.
Photo Credits: Damon Gonzalez / Latinbox Sports
The Co Main event of the night features rising lightweight, fighting out of Riga, Lativa Arturs Ahmetovs(3-0 2 KO’s) faces Puerto Rican gatekeeper, Emmanuel “Tito” Morales(10-3 6 KO’s) over 6 rounds.
Looking to rebound from a knockout defeat back in March, Top Ranks Frederick Lawson(27-2 21 KO’s) faces Nicaragua’s Carlos Winston Velazquez over 6 rounds.
In a super flyweight special attraction, Local favorite Jose “Jaws” Ocasio (3-0 3 KO’s) squares off against Gabriel Bernardi (4-1 2 KO’s) of Caguas, Puerto Rico in a 4 round bout.
10 Rounds Super lightweights WBO/NABO Title
Yomar Alamo: 139.4
Antonio Moran: 139.4
6 Rounds Lightweights
Emmanuel Morales: 136.4
Arturs Ahmetovs: 136.6
6 Rounds Welterweights
Frederick Lawson: 151.4
Carlos Velazquez: 148.6
6 Rounds Featherweights
Luis Melendez: 127.6
Christian Esquivel: 131.6
4 Rounds Super Flyweights
Jose Ocasio: 112.6
Gabriel Bernardi: 115
4 Rounds Featherweights
Jostin Ortiz-Maysonett: 125.6
Rheno Nieto: 124
4 Rounds Super lightweights
Deron Thompson: 142.6
Ivan Reyes: 140
4 Rounds Super Bantamweights
Dominique Francis: 123.8
Isau Dueñez: 122.6
Boxeo Telemundo returns with it’s 30th anniversary fall series featuring a classic battle between Puerto Rico and Mexico. Rising WBO #8 Jr welterweight contender Yomar “The Magic” Alamo(17-0 12 KO’s) of Aguas Buenas faces Mexican City’s Antonio “Toño” Moran Escobar(24-4 17 KO’s) 10 Rounds for the WBO/NABO title.The bout will take place at the Osceola Heritage Park Events Center in Kissimmee, Florida.
Yomar “The Magic” Alamo will be making his 2nd defense of his Jr welterweight WBO/NABO title. Alamo claimed the title in February of this year, making a successful Telemundo debut over spoiler Manuel Mendez. Also known as the Pride of Aguas Buenas, Alamo will look to close out the year with another title defense and a step closer to a world title opportunity.
Antonio “Toño” Moran Escobar is looking to rebound from his knockout defeat in the hands of Lightweight sensation Devin Haney back in May. Moran, is 4-0 as a Telemundo Headliner, winning the WBO Latino belt in his reign.
Felix “Tutico” Zabala of All Star Boxing, Inc concluded “This is a great matchup between two contenders that will provide the fans with an exciting kick off to our Boxeo Telemundo 30th anniversary Fall Series.”
Alamo-Moran: WBO Tournament of Champions added
On hand in the event will be President of the WBO Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, as the WBO will commemorate Amanda Serrano, Who recently claimed a sixth world title in six different weight classes. The historical feat is the first time ever seen in Women’s Boxing.
This championship fight will kick off a series of events billed “Tournament Of Champions” were the WBO is offering a platform with special guest to their champions ahead of the convention that will take place December 2-6 in Tokyo Japan.
“It is an honor for me to be the headliner in this great WBO event” continued Alamo “Friday night will be a big day for Puerto Rico to celebrate both Amanda Serrano and my 2nd title defense.” Yomar Alamo NABO Champion
This is a special night for the people of Puerto Rico, as Kissimmee is a second home to many outside the Island,” Zabala continued “We look forward to another great night of boxing with a main event that promises fireworks.” Felix “Tutico” Zabala President Of All Star Boxing, Inc
7 more bouts scheduled, doors open at 7pm, first fight 8pm. Tickets still available on ticketmaster.com or visiting the box office at Osceola Heritage Park.