TOA BAJA, PUERTO RICO - The fourth-rankedboxer under the World Boxing Organization (WBO) at 135 pounds, José "Chelo" González and his opponent, the Ghanaian Joseph Laryea, easily made weight for their fights on Saturday night as part of the "Future Champions II" event, to be held at the coliseum Antonio R. Barceló Toa Baja. The card will be televised as part of the "Solo Boxeo Tecate" series on Telefutura. PR Best Boxing Promotions present (PRBBP) the card in association with Top Rank.
Chelo Gonzalez (19-0, 14 KOs) came in at 134 pounds for his ten round fight against former world title challenger Laryea (14-7, 11 KOs), who weighed 131 pounds.
Meanwhile, undefeated Glen Tapia (13-0, 7 KOs), a prospect under Top Rank, weighed 154 pounds for his six round bout against Puerto Rican Carlos Garcia (6-10-1, 6 KOs), who scored 155, for the co-main event.
While, undefeated Rafael "El Pollo Blanco" Gonzalez (7-0, 6 KOs) came in at 135 pounds for the hard-hitting Andrew "Straw" Navarro (6-4-1, 4 KOs), who weighed 134 . This meeting will be scheduled for eight rounds.
Meanwhile, in a four round bouts, the gold medalist of the Youth Olympic Games 2010, Emmanuel "Manny" Rodriguez (1-0, 1 KOs), weighed 118 pounds for his fight against rookie Jaime Gonzalez, who scored 123.
Kenneth Diaz (5-0, 4 KOs) scored 150 pounds and will face Ramon Sanchez (3-11-1, 1 KOs), who also weighed 150 pounds.
Jose Santiago (2-1, 2 KOs) scored 132 pounds to his meeting with Fauris Chaplain (3-1, 2 KOs), who weighed 131 pounds.
Jonel Nieves (3-0, 2 KOs) scored 121 pounds and measured to Joseph Santos (0-3), who weighed 117 pounds.
Pablo de Jesus (1-0, 1 KOs) weighed 154 pounds for his brawl with the rookie Nathaniel Vasquez, who scored 150 lbs.
The first fight of the night will go up at 6:00 pm, with the transmission of television and the "Solo Boxeo Tecate" of Telefutura, starting at 11:00 pm
Tickets for this event are on sale in Ticketcenter by calling 787 792-5000 or by accessing www.tcpr.com . Prices are $ 15 General Admission and $ 30 "Ring Side".
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