Photos: Victor Bisbal, Carlos Negron Salinas Presser
SALINAS, PUERTO RICO - Former Olympians Victor Bisbal and Carlos Negron will have the headline bouts this Friday, March 2, in the series “A Puño Limpio” to be held at the Angel “Cholo” Espada Coliseum in Salinas, Puerto Rico in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation in association with Top Rank to be shown live on WAPA America from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.(ET).
In the headline fight, hometown favorite Bisbal (19-1, 13 KOs), a former 2004 Olympian, will face veteran Robert Daniels (49-9-1, 41 KOs), a former cruiserweight world champion, in a heavyweight and 8 rounds bout.
The other TV fight presents 2008 olympian, Negron (13-1, 9 KOs) in his first fight after his first defeat when he fights against Francisco Mireles (13-6, 3 KOs), from Mexico. Negron, a 6’6” prospect, surprisingly lost to Epifanio Mendoza by a third round TKO on September, 2011 in a heavyweight bout. Now, versus Mireles, the Puerto Rican fighter down to the cruiserweight in a six rounder.
Also, six rounds bouts present Osenohan Vazquez (5-1, 2 KOs), who beat Yoelvis Gamboa (Yuriorkis Gamboa brother) on October, 2011, will face Salinas native John Figueroa (8-11-3, 3 KOs) in the junior welter division, and Israel “El Heredero” Vazquez (4-0-2, 4 KOs), son of the former three time world champion Wilfredo Vazquez and brother of fromer world champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr., will fight against Christian López (3-2-2, 3 KOs) in the junior flyweights.
Meanwhile, in four rounds bouts, Carlos Lopez (3-2) will face Gabriel Diaz (5-5-1, 1 KOs) in the junior welters; debutants Harold Cartagena and y Jesus Villafañe will fight in the junior middlewight division; debutants Eric Pabon and Julio Fraticelli will face in the super flyweights; debutant Bernie Ruiz will fight versus José Carrillo in the welterweight division, and Manuel Pillot will face Jose Cortes in the junior lightweights.
Tickets are available at Ticketcenter, www.tcpr.com or 1 787 792-5000. Prices are $15 and $40.