Photos: Felix Verdejo, Future Champions Final Presser
TRUJILLO ALTO, PUERTO RICO - With the return of Felix "Diamante" Verdejo, in his first bout scheduled for six rounds, the coliseum Ruben Zayas Montañez in Trujillo Alto will host another edition of the series "Future Champions" this Saturday, May 18, in a presentation of PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), in association with Top Rank, as part of the successful program that transmits Solo Boxeo Tecate UNIMAS.
The event will also feature eight bouts, including undefeated John Karl Sosa, and good fights like Levan Ghvamichava against Samuel "Sammito" Santana, as well as the return of Bernard Trujillo "Bimbo" Lebron.
The star of the night will be a battle for the NABO Junior Lightweight championship of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) between Gamalier from Bayamon Rodriguez (20-2-3, 14 KOs) and American Alicio Castaneda (15-1, 6 KOs) over 10 rounds.
In the co-main brawl, 2012 Olympian Verdejo (5-0, 4 KOs) will have his first scheduled six round fight against American Corben Page (4-5-1) at a catch weight of 130 pounds.
Meanwhile, another undefeated prospect, John Karl Sosa (6-0, 4 KOs) of Caguas will appear in a six round fight against American Tommy Bryant (3-8-3, 1 KOs) at a maximum weight of 143 pounds. Also over six rounds, European boxer Ghvamichava Levan (9-0, 7 KOs), a native of Georgia and resident of Miami, faces hardened Samuel "Sammito" Santana (5-8-2) at 147 pounds.
This will be a Solo Boxeo Tecate event, televised by UNIMAS in the United States and throughout Latin America. Tickets for "Future Champions" are on sale at Ticketcenter, and are available by calling 787 792-5000 or by accessing the www.tcpr.com page. Prices are $ 18 General Admission, $ 33 "Ringside".