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Ronald Cruz vs Allen Conyers on February 25th in AC

Atlantic City, NJ—Undefeated welterweight Ronald Cruz, of Bethlehem, PA, faces hard-hitting Allen Conyers, of the Bronx, NY, in the scheduled 10-round main event Saturday evening, Feb. 25, in the Grand Ballroom at Ballys Atlantic City.  First fight is 7.30 pm.

This will mark Cruz’ first main event in Atlantic City, where has won seven fights, six at Bally’s, one at Caesars.

“This is a big night for me but I know I’m in a tough fight,” said Cruz (right), who is 15-0, 12 K0s, since turning pro late in 2009.  “Allen Conyers punches harder than anyone I have fought so I have to be careful but I cannot let it affect my style.  I like to mix it up and so does he.”    

Cruz, 25, is managed by ex-pro lightweight Jimmy Deoria, of Phoenixville, PA, and trained by Lemuel Rodriguez, of Bethlehem, PA.  Cruz had a brief amateur career, fighting 28 times in a13-month period from July, 2007, until August, 2008.

In his breakthrough fight late in 2010 at Ballys, Cruz rallied to knock out former national amateur standout Jeremy Bryan, of Paterson, NJ, in six rounds.

Cruz has knocked out his last eight foes, including steel-chinned Anjes Adjaho, of Buffalo, NY, who went out in five rounds on Nov. 19, also at Ballys.  Other victims include Doel Carrasquillo, of Lancaster, PA, and Dillet Frederick, of Ft. Myers, FL.

Conyers, 35, turned pro in 2002 and has a record of 12-5, 9 K0s.  His opposition has been much tougher than Cruz’ and he has scored knockouts over world-rated Derek Ennis (10-0-1 at fight time), of Philadelphia, PA, and James De la Rosa (20-0), of San Benito, TX.  Upsets wins like those earned Conyers the “Dream Shatterer” nickname.

Other Conyers victims include New York southpaws Russell Jordan and Jonathan Tubbs, both of whom failed to last one round.

All nine of Conyers’ knockout victories have come within the first three rounds.

Other top men Conyers has boxed include:  Delvin Rodriguez, of Danbury, CT; James Kirkland, of Austin, TX; Said Ouali, of Las Vegas, NV; Carlos Molina, of Chicago, IL.

Six preliminary fights complete the card.    

Tickets priced at $50 and $75 can be purchased at the offices of Peltz Boxing Promotions (215-765-0922) and all Ticketmaster outlets (800-745-3000) and online at www.peltzboxing.com and www.ticketmaster.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chico 305 on 02-25-2012

Cruz is the Future, any word on the fight?

Comment by whitealltrac on 01-04-2012

Thats my boy right there!

Comment by [email protected] on 01-04-2012

I got Cruz by TKO in 6!

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