The experienced Josean Figueroa, a fighter used to provide good fights, will face unbeaten prospect Abimael Ortiz in a crash eight round and within featherweight star in Billboard will present Miguel Cotto Promotions and H2 Entertainment in the coliseum Ismael ‘Kid’ Delgado, Aguada, on Saturday 3rd February.

The program, a co-promotion with Golden Boy Promotions Oscar de la Hoya, will be presented THROUGH OnDIRECTV channel 161 as part of its series DIRECTV Boxing Nights.

It will also be the first show of the year in Puerto Rico, the company headed by Puerto Rican world champion six times. The event will consist in total of 10 matches, which will see action other big prospects of the company. “Josean is a great fighter with a big fan base. We were given the opportunity to celebrate the event in Aguada again and there he will be the star in a big fight , “said Hector Soto, promoter of the company,” decided to make the fight there, as many of the coliseums of the island were damaged hurricane Maria and Aguada fortunately the Coliseum is good and we have a great relationship with the municipality. ”

Meanwhile, Arnaldo Pérez, Senior Program Director, commented: “We are pleased to be able to go to Aguada for our next edition of” DIRECTV Boxing Nights “.. DIRECTV continues its commitment to continue supporting the national sport, in this case the boxing, with exclusive production and transmission in high definition of these billboards, spreading the pugilistic talent of Puerto Rico and opening a window to the outstanding talents of the island. We are confident that 2018 will be a great year for boxing fans in Puerto Rico. ”

Perez reported that fighting between Figueroa and Ortiz will be aired on Saturday, February 3 live from 9:00 pm through the exclusive channel OnDIRECTV channel 161.

It will be the second undercard to present the company in Aguada, having held one at the same stage in June 2015, also starring Figueroa before a sellout. 12-4-2 mark with nine knockouts, Josean has a history of facing great prospects and their record a draw with Jose ‘Wonder Boy’ Lopez in 2015 is included.

Meanwhile, although Abimael only six fights (5-0-1 mark with three knockouts), Soto considers him a dangerous opponent. “It’s a tough fight,” he said. “Abimael was even in the national team.”

Semiestelar in the fight undefeated prospect of Golden Boy Promotions, junior welterweight Luis Lareño Feliciano (4-0 and two knockouts) will be measured six episodes with fellow prospect Ryan Pino (7-1 and three) of Toa Baja.

“I’m very happy to fight again in Puerto Rico against my people, and I will be ready on February 3 to presetar a great fight and take the victory , ” said unbeaten Luis Feliciano. “We are pleased to have Luis Feliciano who is a great prospect for Golden Boy in a big fight with Ryan Pino, we know it will be a great fight for the fans. It will be a fight that will define the future of both , “said Hector Soto promoter.

In addition, the Mayaguez featherweight Richi Rodriguez (8-2 five KOs) will fight six episodes with Angel Cruz (6-2-1 and four), of Juana Diaz.

For its part, the super bantamweight Carlos ‘Purin’ Caraballo (5-0 and four) of Guayanilla, will fight with Janxel Marrro six episodes of Toa Baja. Also, lightweight Edwin Valentin (2-0 two), of Salinas, with four round rival Andrew Nunez (0-1), Arecibo. At welterweight, Moises Rios (5-0 five), Guayanilla, clash with Fernando Semidey, Trujillo Alto to four rounds. At 130 pounds, Michael Adorno, of Vega Alta will face Alberto Medina, Arecibo, at the same distance. Light Christian right, Aguada, four rounds clash with Christian Santos, Mayaguez; welterweight Roberto Cruz, Cayey, will face Otoniel Gonzalez (3-1-1 and three), Aguadilla, four rounds; and flyweight Josean Serra (10-1 seven), of Ponce, also a four round fight with Alexis Diaz (1-15-1 and one), San Juan.

Soto explained that Miguel Cotto Promotions together with H2 Entertainment should hold six billboards DIRECTV this year, and the second should be April 7 in the Choliseo, starring the first title defense of Angel ‘Tito’ Acosta, flyweight champion OMB.

The company must also present four billboards ESPN2 / ESPN, beginning on March 24 with a program starring super flyweight contender Jose ‘Chiquiro’ Martinez at the Exhibition Complex Ponce.

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