Las Vegas, NV (5/30/14) – All of the fighters for tomorrow night’s HBO Latino double-header weighed in earlier today in Las Vegas. The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Sampson Boxing, in association with Right Hook Promotions and will take place at the beautiful newly renovated Tropicana Resort in Las Vegas, NV. The card which will air on HBO Latino network, as well the HBO2 service with English language commentary at 12 midnight (ET/PT), is headlined by former world champion Javier Fortuna (24-0-1, 18KO’s) taking on Juan Antonio Rodriguez (26-4, 23KO’s) in a 10-round super featherweight match-up. In the highly anticipated co-feature top-rated super bantamweight contender Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle (18-1, 13KO’s) will look to take a major step toward repositioning himself back among the elite of the 122lb. division when he faces highly regarded undefeated prospect Luis Rosa (16-0, 7KO’s) in a 10-round super bantamweight showdown.
Also appearing on the card in a special attraction 10-round middleweight bout will be former WBA junior middleweight world champion and “The Contender” champion, WBA #10-rated Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora (25-3-2, 8 KOs) taking on once-beaten Samuel Rogers (14-1, 8 KOs).
Below is a complete list of tomorrow’s card with the official weights included.
RED CORNER BLUE CORNER
10 ROUNDS – SUPER FEATHERWEIGHTS
Javier Fortuna vs. Juan Antonio Rodriguez
La Romana, Dominican Republic Puebla, Mexico
24-0-1, 18 KO’s 26-4, 23 KO’s
130.6 lbs 129.4 lbs.
10 ROUNDS – JUNIOR FEATHERWEIGHTS
Luis Rosa vs. Luis Orlando Del Valle
New Haven, CT Bayamon, Puerto Rico
16-0, 7 KO’s 18-1, 13 KO’s
121.4 lbs. 121.4 lbs.
10 ROUNDS -MIDDLEWEIGHTS
Sergio Mora vs. Samuel Rogers
Los Angeles, CA St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
25-3-2, 8 KO’s 14-1, 8 KO’s
159 lbs. 158 lbs.
6 ROUNDS -JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHTS
Jesus Gutierrez vs. Pablo Becerra
Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV
11-0, 3 KO’s 7-4, 6 KO’s
136.7 lbs. 136 lbs.
8 ROUNDS -JUNIOR FEATHERWEIGHTS
Rocco Santoumaro vs. Daniel Quevedo
Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA
11-0, 1 KO 13-14-3, 8 KO’s
120.4 lbs. 121.4 lbs.
6 ROUNDS – JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHTS
Donte Strayhorn vs. Joaquin Chavez
Cincinnati, OH Los Angeles, CA
5-1, 1 KO 6-12, 2 KO’s
136 lbs. 136.6 lbs.
Tickets are priced at $85, $65 and $37, plus applicable taxes and fees and will go on sale today, Monday, April 21. They will be available for purchase online (www.troplv.com), in person at the Tropicana Las Vegas Show Tickets desk or by phone (800-829-9034) starting today.
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