San Juan, Puerto Rico - The Undefeated featherweight of Bayamon, Luis "Orlandito" Del Valle (12-0, 10 KO's) is pushing hard at his training base in Newburgh, New York, to prepare himself for the biggest fight of his young career, when he faces Vietnamese boxer Dat Nguyen (17-1, 6KO's), which takes place on Saturday June 11 on the day before the Puerto Rican Parade and televised by Showtime from the Roseland Ballroom in New York.
"This is an honor, a blessing, a dream come true. I didn't think that it was so quick to be the main event, but we are confident in our preparation, because this will be my toughest test. My opponent throws a lot of punches and that night you going to see fireworks, "said Del Valle, who is a cousin of former world bantamweight champion, Rafael Del Valle.
Raymond Rivera, coach and manager of 'Orlandito' said: "The Vietnamese boxer is a really good opponent, who comes to fight, and not only has to get his check. I want to thank 'Pensa' Garcia for help in the physical preparation , a 'Golo "Gomez for opening the doors of his gym and nutritionist Cupey Carlos Espinoza because thanks to our team's efforts there are really going to be fireworks."
In the co-feature of "Boricua Boxing II", Puerto Rico's Hector "El Flaco" Sanchez (19-1, 9KO's) will face Vincent Arroyo (11-1, 7KO's) at 140 pounds.
This event is promoted by Gary Shaw Productions, DiBella Entertainment, Universal Promotions and Warriors Boxing.
Tickets for Boricua Invasion I, Friday, June 10 are priced at $ 45, $ 75, $ 125 and $ 175 and are available through Ticketmaster.com, you can order by phone, or at any Ticketmaster outlet. On Friday, the doors will open at 6:00 pm and the action starts at 6:30.
Tickets for Boricua Invasion II, Saturday, June 11 are priced at $ 55, $ 85, $ 150 and $ 200 and are available through Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone, or at any Ticketmaster outlet. On Saturday, doors open at 7:00 pm and the action starts at 7:30.