Universal Promotions in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions will present 'Night of Champions DIRECTV: The Wonder vs. The Phenomenon 'on Saturday, September 22 at the Rafael G. Amalbert de Juncos Coliseum, where world ranked contender, Jayson' La Maravilla 'Velez (26-5-1, 18KO's) will clash with the 2000 Sydney Olympian Orlando 'El Fenomeno' Cruz (25-6-2, 13KO's), in fight agreed for the ten round distance for the NABA super featherweight championship (130 pounds) of the World Boxing Association (WBA).
"We appreciate the interest and support of the Municipality of Juncos to carry out this event, one that will be liked by all the fans of the sport," said in President of Universal Promotions, Javier Bustillo.
"We will have an event full of exciting matches with the best fighters in the yard. As a main course, Jayson Velez and Orlando Cruz will fight for their boxing futures, in a match endorsed by the WBA, which will place the winner on route to get a new opportunity to compete for a world championship. Simply two of the best 130 pounders of Puerto Rico facing in a fight that promises to be exciting from start to finish. "
After winning one of the most important victories of his career by knocking out Juan Manuel 'Juanma' Lopez in March, and then losing a twelve round decision to Ryan Garcia in May, Velez aims to take Cruz out.