“Battle of Rio Grande” PPV FACT SHEET

“Battle of Rio Grande” PPV FACT SHEET
Battle of Rio Grande” PPV
FACT SHEET

Live on pay per view this Friday night from Texas

WHAT: “Battle of Rio Grande” professional boxing
 
WHEN: Friday, December 18, 2020
 
WHO:         MAIN EVENT – NABF LIGHT HEAVYEIGHT CHAMPIONSIP (12)
Gilberto “Zordo” Ramirez (40-0, 26 KOs), Challenger, Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
vs.
Alfonso “El Tigre” Lopez (32-3, 25 KOs), Champion, Huntsville, Texas
 
CO-FEATURE – HEAVYWEIGHTS (10)
Michael “The Bounty” Hunter (18-1-1, 12 KOs), Las Vegas, Nevada
vs.
Shawn Laughery (10-3, 6 KOs), Oak Hill, West Virginia
VACANT ABO FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (6)
Jose Maria “Chema” Delgado (6-0-3, 2 KOs), Pittsburg, California
vs.
Armando Frausto (8-1, 5 KOs), Alvin, Texas
MIDDLEWEIGHTS (4)
Ivan Vazquez (5-0, 4 KOs), Houston, Texas by way of Mexico
vs.
Charon Spain (2-14-2, 1 KO), Walla Walla, Washington
LIGHTWEIGHTS (4)
Juan Velazquez (5-0, 3 KOs), Houston, Texas
vs.
Lester Brown (4-2-3, 1 KO), Nassau, Bahama
 
JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS (4)
Breyon Gorham (6-0, 5 KOs), Houston, Texas
vs.
Antony Curtiss (2-6, 2 KOs), Butte, Montana
 
JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS (4)
Raynard “Alief Ali” Talib, Jr. (2-0, 1 KO), Houston, Texas
vs.
Adam “AD” Solis (0-2), San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
BANTAMWEIGHTS (4)
John “Scrappy” Ramirez (pro debut), Los Angeles, California
vs.
Jose “El Chavito” Charon (0-2), San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS (4)
Apostle Arias (pro debut), Porter, Texas
vs.
Lucas “God First” McDonald (0-5), Sealy, Texas
MIDDLEWEIGHTS (4)
Charles “Pretty Bad Boy” Baylor (pro debut), Trinity, Texas
vs.
Joel “The Assassin” Munoz (0-1), Dublin, Texas
HEAVYWEIGHTS (4)
Demonte “Sugar Bear” Randle (pro debut), Texas City, Texas
vs.
Jarvis Lee (0-2), Houston, Texas
(card subject to change)
WHERE: Galveston Island Convention Center in Galveston, Texas
CO-PROMOTERS: Zurdo Promotions and El Tigre Promotions
Written by
Daxx Khan has been a regular member of the Talkin Boxing with Billy C TV & Radio Show since 2011, throughout his over two decades involved with the sport of boxing he has owned his own gym, currently is a Coach with "Newburgh Hook Elite Boxing", has covered over 175 world title fights across the globe, worked for two sanctioning body organizations, written for multiple major sporting news outlets. The first world title fight he covered was in 1991 while still attending NYU when he accompanied boxing media Icon Bert Sugar to the "Terrible" Terry Norris versus "Sugar" Ray Leonard WBC Super Welterweight title fight which Norris won by wide unanimous decision. Daxx is also former USA Boxing Coach and representative for "The World Boxing Federation".

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