Contreras vs Socarras Telemundo Weights

BBoxeo Telemundo rolls into Plant City, FL with an intriguing battle of featherweights as WBA Fedecentro featherweight champion Dennis “Martillo” Contreras(23-10-1 21 KO’s) of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico faces Hairon “El Maja” Socarras(23-1-3 15 KO’s) of Marianao, Cuba in a 10 round bout that will air live from the White Sands Rehabilitation Center in Plant City, FL.

Full card weights

10 rounds WBA Fedecentro Featherweight title
Dennis “Martillo” Contreras:126
Hairon “Maja” Socarras: 125

4 rounds Super Welterweights
Chris Otero: 153
Martez Jackson: 154

‘Tartan Tornado’ Josh Taylor partners with Everlast

4 rounds Welterweights
Marques Valle: 148
Leonidas Fowlkes: 147

4 rounds featherweights
Dominic Valle: 126
Juan Breynard: 127

6 Rounds Middleweights
Chris Galeano:159
Alex Duarte: 159

4 Rounds Heavyweights
Brandon Moore: 231
Rodney Moore: 251

4 Rounds Super Welterweights
Alayn Limonta: 149
Jonathan Ariel Sosa: 152

4 Rounds Super Lightweights
Kenneth Allen:200
Greg Hackett: 199

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“Martillo” Contreras vs. “El Maja” Socarras will air live Friday March 12th on Telemundo at 12AM/EST

The host venue for the fight, White Sands Rehabilitation Center, is a program on a mission to “KO Drug Addiction”. People & fighters have recovered from their battles, including middleweight Chris Galeano(11-1) who will be the special attraction of the night as he faces Alex Sandro Duarte(15-10) of Sau Paulo, Brazil in a 6 round bout.

Hairon “El Maja” Socarras who now resides in South Florida is looking to steer his career to a world title path as he returns to the Telemundo Network for the first time as a headliner. Socarras feels he is in the right moment of his career under the guidance of renowned manager Walter Alvarez and training with world class boxing coach Peter “Piter” Roque in Miami,FL. “El Maja” looks to make an impressive statement on Friday night.

“We are more then ready for this title opportunity Friday night on Telemundo” Stated challenger Hairon Socarras “ I would like to thank Walter, Tutico, and my whole team for making this happen, We are ready to shine”

Meanwhile, “Martillo” Contreras is riding a 3-fight win streak as he steps in for his second title defense in less than 6 months. Contreras has found a second air in his career under the tutelage of former world champion Alejandro “Cobrita” Gonzalez. “Martillo” knows Friday night can push him closer to a title opportunity.

These are the fights I have to win in order to gain my title opportunity” stated WBA Fedecentro Champion Dennis Contreras “ We will give it are all for the fans on Friday night on Telemundo and hopefully another victory for Mexico”

Jermaine Franklin vs Stephan Shaw on April 22 on NBCSN

Rounding off the undercard is super welterweight Chris Otero(3-0 2 KO’s) fighting out of Miami, FL in a 4 round bout. Brothers and former amateur standouts Dominique(Pro Debut) & Marques(1-0) Valle will each appear separately in 4 round bouts.

“Martillo” Contreras vs. “El Maja” Socarras will air live Friday March 12th on Telemundo at 12AM/EST

Dervin Colina to make US Debut March 12 in Plant City, FL

Miami, FL: WBA FEDELATIN Supermiddleweight Champion Dervin “El Diamante” Colina is set to make his US debut on March 12 at the White Sands Events Center in Plant City, Florida as part of the Boxeo TELEMUNDO Series. Colina ranked #14 by the World Boxing Association will face a opponent to be announced shortly in a non title bout schedule for 8 rounds. Born in Machiques, Venezuela “El Diamante” is undefeated with a record of 15-0-13 KO’s and is managed by renown Attorney Antonio “Tony” Gonzalez of Miami who has managed Roberto “Mano de Piedras” Duran, Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga and Yuriorkis Gamboa amongst others. “We are eager to have Colina make his US debut, he can punch and has a lot of talent, is a highly competitive division and he will prove to be amongst the best in his weight class” said Gonzalez. Colina added “My time has finally come, I have been waiting for this moment and won’t disappoint in my US debut”. The show is being presented by All Star Boxing, Inc in association with PROBOX and ODDSOX Promotions. The main event Contreras-Socarras will be televised live at 12 AM on Telemundo Network.