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Robert Garcia: Rodriguez Getting Closer To Title Shot

Fallon, Nevada -  Unbeaten 'Kid Dinamita' Saul Rodriguez of Riverside, Ca. has a lot  at stake when he takes on tough Texas fighter Ramsey Luna outdoors at the Churchill County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 22.
 
The big event is promoted by Top Rank, Let's Get It On Boxing and the City of Fallon.
 
Saul has a record of 17-0-1, 13 KOs. Ramsey, from Corpus Christi, Texas, is 12-3, 5 KOs.   The two super featherweights are in the main event.
 
"Saul's manager Cameron Dunkin and I know the importance of this fight," said Robert   Garcia,   chief trainer of Saul. "Winning and looking impressive while doing it is important  as Saul is getting closer to a title fight opportunity. Saul has trained very, very hard for  this."
 
Saul said "I know the importance of what this fight is all about.  I've been boxing since   I was eight years old. I used to wrestle with friends but I always wanted to box. When I saw  the fight between Fernando Vargas and Tito Trinidad, that's when I began to box all the  time."
 
Ramsey Luna said "I'm a pressure-style fighter. I come forward. I began boxing when   I was 15. My Dad is tough too - he does houses for a living - painting and sheet-rocking."
 
The big card includes unbeaten super bantamweight Victor Pasillas, 10-0, 3 KOs, of   East L.A.. He is taking on Andres Tapia, 8-4-2, 2 KOs, of Mexicali.  This eight
round bout will open the telecast on Top Rank's Solo Boxeo Tecate event aired nationally on UniMas.
 
Pasillas won 25 amateur gold medals, going 272-6 before beginning his professional   career.
 
Much attention will be on Reno fighter Oscar 'Chapito' Vasquez, 8-1, 1 KO. He will
face flyweight Jose Toribio, 6-1, 1 KO of San Diego.
 
Oscar said "I was born, raised in Reno. I had about 60 fights as an amateur and won   state and regional titles four times back to back. The last four years of my amateur career  I always competed in National PAL tournaments, the USA tournaments and Golden Gloves.  My dad is a trucker. "
 
There will be six bouts on the card.
 
Ticket prices are $27 for advanced ringside, $12 for adults, $10 for Military and Seniors   and $7 for children 10 and under.  Call 775 423 4556 to purchase  tickets. 
Gates will open 5 pm local time, first bell 6 pm.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by puro dinamita on 08-12-2015

good friend of mine Ramsey Luna let's go Ram :boxing: :boxing:

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