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News: Antonio Vargas, Anvar Yunusov, Jean Carlos Torres

22 year old prospect Antonio Vargas returns home to fight for his first title as a professional this Friday, November 16 at the Osceola Heritage Park Events Center in Kissimmee, Florida.

Vargas (8-0-3 KO’s) a former Rio 2016 US Olympian will face Jorge “El Wero” Perez (12-5-1-4 KO’s) of Covina California for the vacant Jr. NABF Bantamweight title in a bout schedule for 8 rounds. 

In the main event top flyweight contender Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez (21-2-1-12 KO’s) of Caguas, Puerto Rico will put his ranking and NABO title on the line against two time world title challenger Juan “Pinky” Alejo (24-5-1-14 KO’s) of Monterrey, Mexico in about schedule for 10 rounds. Also Christian “Macho Time” Camacho (7-1-1 KO) son of the legendary Hector “Macho” Camacho returns to the Osceola Heritage Park to face Isaac Cerda (6-2-1 KO) in another Puerto Rico Vs Mexico clash schedule for 6 rounds in the featherweight division. 

4 more bouts are schedule, first bell at 8:00 PM. Tickets are already on sale at www.ticketmaster.comor www.ohpark.com. All Star Boxing, Inc in association with Telemundo Deportes and Experience Kissimmee is presenting the show.

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The first title chance for the unbeaten Jean Carlos "Lobo" Torres will come this Friday, November 16, in his town, Trujillo Alto, when he faces Bolivian Franklin Mamani for the WBO Latino belt at 140 pounds in a new edition of the series "A Puño Limpio", at the Rubén Zayas Montañez Coliseum in a presentation of PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) in association with Spartan Boxing, to be broadcast by Wapa Deportes.

The program, which will be the fourth of this series held in this scenario in 2018, will feature another five fights between young Puerto Rican prospects and an undefeated Dominican fighter.

"In another A Puño Limpio show we return with another title fight in Trujillo Alto. We had (Wilfredo) Bimbito Méndez in September for the NABO belt and now Lobo Torres will fight for the WBO Latino crown to continue with our purpose of present important fights in the Rubén Zayas Montañez Coliseum," said promoter Iván Rivera, president of PRBBP. "Lobo Torres will face with a veteran fighter like Franklin Mamani, so we expect a great fight, just as we expect of the rest of the event."

The main fight of the night will have Trujillo Alto native, Lobo Torres (13-0, 9 kos), disputing the WBO Latino belt at 140 pounds against South American Mamani (23-4-1, 13 kos) in a 10 rounds scheduled bout.

Torres, 28, will fight for the fifth time this year and for the third consecutive time in an "A Puño Limpio" event in Trujillo Alto. In his two previous fights, Torres knocked out Travis Castellón and Luis Joel González, respectively.

A stacked ten- bout card has been finalized for this Friday night at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center.

The show is promoted by King's Promotions.

In the main event, three-time Olympian Anvar Yunusov takes on Jose Salinas in a scheduled eight-round super featherweight bout.

Yunusov, who competed in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics for his native Tajikistan, is now 5-0 with two knockouts as a professional.

The 31 year-old fights out of Philadelphia, and turned professional in 2017.  He has registered his two knockouts in his last two outings with a 4th round stoppage over former contender Mike Oliver, and in his lat bout when he destroyed Angel Monreal in one-round on September 14th in Philadelphia.

Salinas of Las Cruces, New Mexico, has a record of 10-3-1 with five knockouts.

The 28 year-old Salinas is a six-year professional who has wins over undefeated Rafael Casas (2-0), and the highly regarded Dardan Zenunaj (12-1).

Salinas is coming off a loss to undefeated Erick De Leon (14-0) on January 27, 2017 in Studio City, California.

In six-round bouts:

Christian Montano (7-0, 6 KOs) of Houston, Texas takes on Paul Holley (6-1-1, 5 KOs) of Sarasota, FL in a light heavyweight bout.

Michael Coffie (4-0, 3 KOs) of Brooklyn, NY takes on 68-fight Veteran Jamaal Woods of Forest City, AL in a heavyweight contest.

Joseph George (7-0, 6 KOs) takes on Josue Obando (16-24-1, 12 KOs) of Jalisco, MX in a light heavyweight bout.

Sebastian Fundora (10-0, 6 KOs) of Cochella, California fights Jonathan Batista (18-15, 11 KOs) of San Pedro, DR in a junior middleweight fight.

In four-round bouts:

Jeffrey Torres of Bethlehem will make his pro debut against Steven Lopez (0-2) of Philadelphia in a bantamweight bout.

Yeuri Andujar (1-0, 1 KO) of San Cristobal, Dominican Republic fights debuting
Haziz Self of Philadelphia in a featherweight bout.

In a battle of undefeated bantamweights, Alejandro Jimenez (3-0, 1 KO) of New Hope, PA fights Desmond Moore (1-0-1, 1KO) of Bethlehem, PA.

Ricky Nuno (2-1, 1 KO) of Bethlehem, PA fights Ashton Sykes (2-2) of Colombia, MD in a middleweight bout.

Undefeated light heavyweights get it on as Kendall Cannida (2-0) of Philadelphia battles Travis Toledo (2-0, 2 KOs) of Baltimore, MD.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by King's Promotions, are priced at $50, $75 and $100, not including applicable service charges and taxes and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

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