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Lopez vs. Salido on March 10th; Broner-Perez on Saturday

Some of the best prospects and contenders will collide next March 10 on the show “Juanma López vs Orlando Salido 2, The Rematch”, at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, that presents former two time champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez facing Orlando Salido for the WBO Featherweight title in a Top Rank presentation, in association with PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), Promociones Zanfer and San Juan City, to be televised on Showtime and Showtime Extreme.

Lopez (31-1, 28 KOs) will be looking for his revenge after lose his 126 lbs title against Salido (37-11-2, 25 KOs) last year, in the headline bout. The co-feature fight presents world contender Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia (27-0, 23 KOs), facing former world title challenger Bernabe Concepcion (34-4-1, 17 KOs) in a 10 round bout for the WBO NABO Featherweight title.

Meanwhile, #5 WBO Lightweight ranked Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (18-0, 13 KOs) will defend his WBO Latino Lightweigh title versus a foe to be announced in a 10 rounder. In a 10 rounds fight also, former Olympian and former Amateur World Champion, McWilliams Arroyo (10-1, 9 KOs) will face veteran Luis “Titi” Maldonado (36-7-1, 27 KOs) for the WBO Latino Flyweight title.

In an 8 round fight, former Amateur Youth World Champion Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez (8-0, 7 KOs) will collide against dangerous Erickson Martell (8-3, 6 KOs) for the WBO Youth Flyweight belt.

In a 6 round bout, Philippine prospect Allan Tanada (11-1-2, 5 KOs) will face Gamalier Rodríguez (17-2-3, 12 KOs) in the featherweight division, and former Olympian McJoe Arroyo (9-0, 5 KOs) will face an opponent to be named in the superflyweights. Also at 6 rounds, unbeaten Camilo Pérez (6-0, 4 KOs) will fight versus Kadel Martínez (2-2) in the superbantamweight division.

In 4 rounds fights prospect Kenneth Díaz (4-0, 4 KOs) will face Joanthony Vázquez (4-6-2, 2 KOs) in the junior welterweights, and in the same division John Karl Sosa will make his pro debut against a foe to be determined.

Tickets are available at Ticketcenter, www.tcpr.com or 1 787 792-5000. Prices are $25, $50, $75, $100, $200 and $400.

Nedal's Promotions and KEA Boxing: A Partnership Working for the Fans!

Nedal Abuhumoud and Andre Kut are now combining their years of experience in the aspects of training, managing and promoting of professional boxers. Those years have produced the necessary contacts, exposure, and knowledge that will deliver both fans and fighters quality fights at a reasonable price. The groundwork for this new entity is consistent scheduled events that will develop the upcoming fighter and build that strong fan base. They also aim to bring back boxing as a family spectator sport in smaller intimate settings where the fans will feel the energy of the bouts, rather than simply watching the action on a screen in an arena.

Kea Boxing and Nedal’s Promotions have a plan to give the fans a personal and rewarding experience and they know that a key element to this is fully accessible fighters and boxing dignitaries. In keeping with other sports, fans can plan on a regular schedule of dates that they can share with family and friends. The shows will take place in venues and casinos across North Jersey, Central Jersey, and South Jersey and will feature the best local talent for each area. Their impressive network of contacts and personal relationships in the boxing business will allow them to acquire not only existing talent, but also new talent coming off successful amateur careers. The partnership pledges to eliminate the confusion and disorganization that has notoriously plagued the sport of boxing. Fans and fighters alike deserve to be part of first-rate shows.

Nedal and Andre invite loyal fans and the New Jersey boxing community to join them in their vision of revitalizing the sport of boxing through quality shows, consistent events, and the sweet science of drama.


For more information go to www.nedalspromotions.com or www.keaboxing.com

WBO ANNOUNCES REFEREE AND JUDGES FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, BRONER-PEREZ TITLE BOUT

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work on the world title bout between WBO Junior Lightweight (130 pounds) champion Adrien Broner vs Eloy Perez this Saturday, February 25 at the Scottrade Center, Saint Louis, Missouri in a Golden Boy Promotions presentation.

Valcarcel reported that for the first title defense of Broner (22-0, 18 KOs) against Perez (23-0-2, 7 KOs), the referee will be Genaro "Gino" Rodriguez, from Puerto Rico.

While, the judges for Broner-Perez are Michael Pernick from Florida, Ted Gimza from Illinois, and Jerry Griffin from Missouri. WBO supervisor for this fight will be John Duggan from Illinois.

Broner won the title last November 26, 2011 when he beat Vicente Martin Rodriguez by a third round KO. The fight Broner-Perez will be shown on HBO this Saturday at 10:00 p.m (ET).

Article posted on 22.02.2012



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