April 5, 2013 – Last night Puerto Rican prospect, Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle (17-1, 12KO’s) scored a solid win by TKO in the fifth round over southpaw puncher, Andre Wilson (13-6-1, 11KO’s) in a scheduled featherweight eight-round bout held at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City. Referee Randy Newman stopped the action at 1:32.
In the first round, Del Valle managed to put Wilson in bad shape with a left hook to the face. In the second round, the Puerto Rican continued his aggression, but finally dropped Wilson in the third and applied the same in rounds 4 and finally round 5, where the referee stopped the fight.
“Orlandito” was landing strong combinations of straight right and left hooks to the body and face throughout the fight.
“I feel very fast handed and stronger. Definitely Im back in the winning track with the help of my new trainer Don Nacho (Beristain) and now its a matter of staying focused in the gym, while I wait for the next opponent” said “Orlandito “, who is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Gary Shaw Productions.
This bout marked the return to the ring of “Orlandito” after suffering his first loss to the legendary Vic Darchinyan in September.
The card was promoted by DiBella Entertainment (DBE), Gary Shaw Productions and sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group, Newlio.com, and Everlast. The event will be broadcast live on FIGHT NOW TV and on broadband through GFL.TV. SNY will broadcast the event tape-delayed.