The longest running Hispanic boxing show, Boxeo Telemundo Ford, continues the celebration of it’s 30th anniversary with the popular series returning to the airwaves for its summer installment.
The first of four shows airing in back to back weeks will kick off Friday, July 12 from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL featuring a classic battle of Puerto Rico vs Mexico as unbeaten welterweight prospect and current WBA Latin champion Derrieck “Pretty Boy” Cuevas (21-0 14 KO’s) will defend his title 10 rounds against Jesus Alberto “Barretero” Beltran(17-2-2 10 KO’s) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
The next stop, Friday July 19th makes its way to the Mexican Capital at the famed Blackberry Auditorium. A crosstown, civil war battle will take place as WBO #5 WBC #7 Light flyweight Saul “Baby” Juarez (25-9-2 10 KOs), defends his WBC Latino title, 10 rounds against former 3x World Champion Ganigan “La Marvilla ” Lopez (35-9 19 KO’s)
The series returns the following week, July 26 to the same venue, pitting a pair of Mexican welterweights. WBC Latino Champion Mauricio “Trompas” Pintor (21-3-1 13 KO’s)squares off against Edson “Buba” Ramirez (18-3 8 KO’s) 10 rounds. “Trompas” Pintor is the nephew of the great legend Lupe Pintor, in his last outing he had a rejuvenating career performance, outpointing Deigo Cruz over 10 rounds to win the WBC Latin title.
The final installment is set to take place August 2nd at the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL. Puerto Rican sensation, WBO #10 Jr. welterweight prospect Yomar “The Magic” Alamo (16-0 12 KO’s) will put his NABO Title on the line, as he faces Jamay, Jalisco’s Miguel Angel “Conejo” Martinez (15-2-1 9 KO’s).
“Boxeo Telemundo has provided 30 years of great fights to all the fans across the nation, it has given a name for many young hispanic talents and provided incredible opportunities” “I am delighted to be a part of such a great series & look to continue this great relationship for years to come”
Long time exclusive series promoter Felix “Tuto” Zabala President & CEO of All Star Boxing, INC
WBO NABO Jr. Welterweight Champion, Yomar “The Magic” Alamo of Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico has been added to the last installment of the Boxeo Telemundo summer series on Friday, August 2nd from the Osceola Heritage Park Event Center in Kissimmee, Florida. Alamo will defend against up and coming prospect Miguel Angel “Conejo” Martinez, 14-2-1-9 KO’s of Jalisco, Mexico. Martinez who recently signed a promotional agreement with All Star Boxing is no stranger to the Telemundo series, he has fought several times in Mexico City on the Telemundo network, He is now looking to showcase his talent in the US for the first time in his career and to continue pursue to a world title.
On the other hand, Alamo is coming off an impressive showing when he made his Telemundo debut on Feb 22ndwhen he decisively shutout, battle tested boxer, Manuel Mendez, 16-4-3-11 KO’s for the vacant WBO NABO Jr. Welterweight title.
“I’m looking forward to fighting in the US, I believe that I can beat Alamo, I’ve seen video of him and he is one dimensional. I will take the WBO NABO title back to Mexico with me come August 2nd”said Miguel Angel “Conejo” Martinez.
“Telemundo is my home as well as Kissimmee, Fla. I will not fail my loyal Puertorican fans of Aguas Buenas and Kissimmee. I know that Martinez is hungry and is coming to take my title, I will make sure my title comes back to Puerto Rico with me” said WBO NABO Champion Yomar Alamo.
We are happy to return the Boxeo Telemundo series back to Kissimmee, Fl our home for many years” he added “More exciting news on the undercard will be announced shortly”
Felix “Tuto” Zabala CEO & President of All Star Boxing, Inc
Boxeo Telemundo summer series will commence on July 12th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida and move to the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City on July 19thand July 26th, culminating on August 2ndfrom Kissimmee, Florida.
Alamo vs Martinez will be televised on the Telemundo Network at 11:35 pm. Check your local listings. Tickets on are on ticketmaster.com or the Osceola Heritage Park Box Office 1875 Silver Spur Ln Kissimmee, Fla 34744