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Angelo Santana Faces Ismael Barroso, 4/12 on ShoBox

By Francisco Salazar

Hard-hitting and unbeaten lightweights Angelo Santana and Ismael Barroso collide in a scheduled 10 round bout on April 12th, Gordon Hall told Boxingscene.com.

The 10 round bout will be the main event of a Don King Productions card and will be shown on Showtime’s popular “ShoBox: The New Generation” telecast.

Hall is the Executive Producer of the ShoBox series.

No venue has been announced yet, but one has to assume it could be in South Florida, where King’s office is located.

Santana (14-0, 11 KOs) is coming off a fifth round knockout over Juan Garcia of Michigan on the November 16th. The Cuban-born fighter, who resides in Miami, FL, has stopped his last seven opponents in a row.

Barroso (13-0-2, 12 KOs) knocked out Oscar Arenas in the first round of a scheduled 11 round bout on October 27th. The hard-hitting Venezuelan southpaw will be fighting for the first time in his career in the United States.

No word yet on who will fight in the ShoBox opener. According to Hall, light middleweight Joey Hernandez (23-1-1, 13 KOs) has been discussed as the co-feature.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by *ANGRY CUBAN* on 02-28-2013

[QUOTE=1PunchKOPOW!;13096434]Socarras tiene que aprender unas cuantas cosas de sparring con Rigo y dejar de fajarse como un loco. But I like it. :lol1:[/QUOTE] Yo creo que Socarras esta en talla en general pero el es un niño todavia..cuando le cambian…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 02-28-2013

[QUOTE=1PunchKOPOW!;13096649]Yea I know. Idk the other card in AC is a much better card and I didn't wanna drive up to NY by myself. Im pretty sure we'll get another chance to meet up tho. There's been a lot of…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 02-28-2013

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;13096505][B][I]Booooooooooo![/I][/B][/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Cubanboss87;13096532]thats str8 bro I salute and respect that, i might go up there myself we'll see. Pero con~o how you guys gonna miss out on rig. It's cool though, tell me at least you are watching the fight lol[/QUOTE]…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 02-28-2013

[QUOTE=Cubanboss87;13096534]your should get there by next tuesday[/QUOTE] Yeah, I'm not worried about it. It's not like the fight is tomorrow. lol

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 02-28-2013

[QUOTE=1PunchKOPOW!;13096501]Im skipping out to go to Alexander - Brook and Matthysse - Peterson in Atlantic City. I wasn't gonna be anywhere near you or CubanGuy. And my brother rather go to the event in AC.[/QUOTE] I'm disappointed, bro. I was…

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