Photos: Vega vs. Palmetta - ShoBox Tripleheader Weights

Undefeated welterweight prospect Erik Vega (16-0, 9 KOs) and 2016 Olympian Alberto Palmetta (12-1, 8 KOs) both made weight a day before their ShoBox: The New Generation debuts Friday night live on SHOWTIME (10:30 p.m. ET/PT) from WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa. (photos by Dave Mandell)

 vega-palmetta (1)

The 24-year-old Vega, of Tijuana, Mexico, will make his U.S. debut against his toughest test to date, decorated amateur and Argentinian Olympian Palmetta.

 vega-palmetta (2)

In the co-feature, hard-hitting Marcos Escudero (10-0, 9 KOs) will take on Houston’s Joe George (9-0, 6 KOs) in a 10-round light heavyweight bout, and in the telecast opener, Uruguayan knockout artist Amilcar Vidal Jr. (9-0, 8 KOs) will fight for the first time in the U.S. when he meets Zach Prieto (9-0, 7 KOs) of El Paso, Texas, in an eight-round middleweight bout.

 prieto-vidal (2)

The ShoBox tripleheader will immediately follow the 9 p.m. ET/PT premiere of PARIAH: THE LIVES AND DEATHS OF SONNY LISTON, a documentary chronicling the rise and precipitous fall of one of the most vilified and misunderstood sports champions of all time.

 prieto-vidal (1)

Hall of Famer Barry Tompkins will call the action from ringside with fellow Hall of Famer Steve Farhood and former world champion Raul Marquez serving as expert analysts. The executive producer is Gordon Hall with Richard Gaughan producing and Rick Phillips directing.

 escudero-george (1)


Welterweight 10-Round Bout

Erik Vega – 146 ½ lbs.

Alberto Palmetta – 146 lbs.

Referee: Mark Nelson; Judges: Carlos Sucre (Florida), Gloria Martinez-Rizzo (Florida), Bob Lafratte (Iowa)

 escudero-george (2)

Light Heavyweight 10-Round Bout

Marcos Escudero – 174 ½ lbs.

Joe George – 173 ½ lbs.

Referee: Adam Pollack; Judges: Carlos Sucre (Florida), Gloria Martinez-Rizzo (Florida), Bob Lafratte (Iowa)


Middleweight 8-Round Bout

Amilcar Vidal Jr. – 160 ½ lbs.

Zach Prieto – 160 lbs.

Referee: Mark Nelson; Judges: Carlos Sucre (Florida), Gloria Martinez-Rizzo (Florida), Bob Lafratte (Iowa)






User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Charlie Kelly on 11-15-2019

Marcos Escudero robbed of a decision. Terrible.

Comment by Dasmius Shinobi on 11-15-2019

This card is getting interesting. Thank God I can see this card in peace.:boxing:

Top Headlines
Crawford: I Was Not Hurt In 3rd Round, Didn't Fall From Punch Teofimo Lopez: 2020 Will Be a Big Year, The Takeover Has Arrived Judging The Judges: Kambosos-Bey Scorecard Analysis Teofimo Lopez Destroys Richard Commey in Two Crawford: I'm Not Ducking Anyone From PBC or Top Rank! Lomachenko To Lopez: Welcome To My Club, See You In April! Crawford Drops, Batters Kavaliauskas For Stoppage Tyson Fury In Process Of Replacing Trainer Ben Davison Michael Conlan Avenges Olympic Loss To Vladimir Nikitin Edgar Berlanga Gets Big KO, Kambosos Edges Bey Michael Hunter: I've Got Tyson Fury's Number - I'd Stop Him! Diego De La Hoya Decisions Renson Robles Over Ten Rounds Pacquiao Receives Degree From University of Makati Lomachenko, Teofimo Lopez Come Together - Up Next? Roger Gutierrez Wins Decision, Cristian Baez Battered in Shocker Crawford vs. Kavaliauskas - CompuBox Punch Stats Crawford vs. Kavaliauskas - Official Scorecards Crawford Drops Kavaliauskas Three Times, Stops Him in Nine Crawford vs. Kavaliauskas - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Teofimo Lopez Crushes Richard Commey in Two For IBF Title Richard Commey-Teofimo Lopez - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Michael Conlan Gets Revenge, Decisions Vladimir Nikitin Michael Conlan-Vladimir Nikitin - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Josue Vargas Beats Up Noel Murphy, Wins Unanimous Decision Porter: I Believe Manny Pacquiao Is More Defining Fight For Me Commey: Lopez Will Learn The Hard Way How Badly I've Wanted This Fight Berlanga Batters Nunez, Extends 1st-Round KO Streak To 13 Julian Rodriguez Drops Mendez In First, Cruises To Points Win DiBella: Teofimo's A Great Prospect, But Not Ready For Commey Teofimo Lopez: I'm Coming To Destroy Everyone's Dreams! Kambosos Drops Mickey Bey In 10th; Wins By Split Decision Bolotniks, Conroy, Michel, Burton Advance in MTK Golden Contract Terence Crawford Claps Back at Critics: They Look Stupid! Jose Ramirez Extends Promotional Pact With Top Rank Commey: I Couldn't Ask For A Bigger Stage Than This Arum Saw Teofimo Lopez as Hidden Gem When He Signed Him Porter On Crawford Fight: Bob Arum Is Jumping The Gun Kavaliauskas: My Draw With Ray Robinson Was 'Bullsh-t' Teofimo Lopez: I Love When People Talk Sh-t, Underestimate Me Arum: The Problem In Boxing Is We Can't Sell Tickets To Fights
Latest Forum Threads