Photos: McWilliams Arroyo, Camilo Perez San Juan Presser
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Prospects McWilliams Arroyo and Camilo Perez will headline the 2nd edition of the series A Puño Limpio to be held this Friday, May 6th, at the Pedrin Zorrilla Coliseum in San Juan Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions presentation to be televised on WAPA America. Photos by Jose Perez/PR Best Boxing.
Former olympian Arroyo (7-1, 6 KOs) will face mexican Rigoberto Casillas (7-5-1, 5 KOs) in an eight round Flyweight bout. For Arroyo, who is a former Gold Medalist in Central American and Caribbean Games (2006), Panamerican Games (2007) and World Amateur Championships (2009), this fight against Casillas is his third this year, knocked out Manuel Galaviz in February and Erickson Martell in April. Casillas will arrive to Puerto Rico tomorrow.
“I'm very proud to fight here, at the Pedrin Zorrilla. When I was an amateur I went to this place to see Juanma Lopez and other boxers. Now, I'm in the principal fight here", Arroyo said.
In the coestelar role, Central American and Caribbean Games 2010 Gold Medalist, Perez (2-0, 2 KOs) will make his Puerto Rico debut when he faces Eliezer Agosto (1-0, 1 KOs) in a four rounds 122lb fight. First two bouts for Perez were in the United States.
In other fights, at sis rounds Carlos López (2-1) versus Keivy Arce (4-5-1, 2 KOs) in 140lb. Also a six rounder, in 147 pounds, Jorge Meléndez (18-2-1, 18 KOs) will face a foe to be announced.
In four round matches Julio Irizarry (2-1, 1 KO) versus Yaniel Rivera (1-0-1) in 108lb; Regino Canales (1-1) against Gadiel Andaluz (4-2-1, 2 KOs) in 135lb; Carlos Velázquez (0-3) will face Ángel Pascual (0-1) in 135 pounds, and Ángel Rampolla (0-3) against Alexis Báez (0-1-1) in 118 pounds.
A Puño Limpio will be seen live on WAPA America from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. to the United States.
From all those fighters who won gold medals in the C-American games I think Camilo is the best, he looked way superior than the other guys. Looking forward to see his progress in the pro ranks.Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 05-03-2011
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