SAN ANTONIO (July 21, 2016) – Unbeaten prospect Brandon Figueroa (8-0, 5 KOs) is set to face once-beaten Puerto Rican Adalberto Zorrilla (6-1, 6 KOs) in a super bantamweight showdown on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN Saturday, July 23 from Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio.
PBC on NBCSN action is headlined by unbeaten rising prospect Fabian “TNT” Maidana squaring-off against Puerto Rico’s Jorge “Machito” Maysonet. Televised coverage begins at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT and features unbeaten prospect Alan Castano (10-0, 7 KOs) taking on brawler Aaron Garcia.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Leija Battah Promotions and TGB Promotions, are priced at $100, $85, $50 and $20 plus $1000 and $850 for tables, not including fees, and are on sale now. To purchase tickets call 210-988-8821, click HERE or visit Champion Fit Gym at 6824 San Pedro Ave. San Antonio, Texas 78216.
Undefeated local prospects are in action as Daniel Baiz competes in a four-round super welterweight contest against Rick Graham while unbeaten Enrique Neira Jr. faces Adam Castillo in a four-round middleweight bout.
Rounding out the night of fights is undefeated Mexican Rolando Garza in a super welterweight contest and San Antonio’s Armando Cardenas taking on Fort Worth’s Adam Ealons in four-rounds of welterweight action.
The brother of former world champion Omar, the 19-year-old Figueroa turned pro in May of last year by defeating Hector Gutierrez and followed that up by stopping Ricardo Mena, Ramiro Ruiz and Francisco Muro to close out the year. The Weslaco-native has stayed busy in 2016 picking up four more victories via stoppage over Oldier Landin, Harold Reyes, Jahaziel Vazquez and Jonell Nieves. He now takes on the 24-year-old Zorilla out of Puerto Rico. Zorilla has fought in the U.S. once before and most recently stopped Juan Valdez in the third round in June.
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