Prince Ranch Boxing's super middleweight prospect, Humberto "Tito" Velasco (18-1-1 12KOs) will return to action on February 17th in El Paso, Texas as he takes on Thomas "Top Dogg" Williams Jr. (20-3-1 14KOs) on the undercard of an event headlined by Devon Alexander vs. Victor Ortiz which will be broadcast globally on FOX.
"It is an honor to fight on such a big platform and against an opponent who has fought for a world title" said Humberto Velasco in regard to his fight. "I have a great team around me in Prince Ranch Boxing and Sugar Promotions that supports me, and puts me in the best situation. I can't wait to show the fans what I am capable of."
"Humberto Velasco is an exciting fighter, who the fans love to watch and will continue to watch once they get more familiar with him, "said Greg Hanney, President of Prince Ranching Boxing. "Our goal is to keep him very active and get him into a big fight."
"We have done our homework and we know Velasco is the type of talent who can help Sugar Promotions." Oscar Vazquez, CEO of Sugar Promotions stated. "We are ready to make a run for a world title in the coming year, but we are not looking past Thomas Williams Jr, who is a very talented fighter in his own right. This is the type of fight that could end up on many people's "fighter of the year" list. We believe a great performance by Velasco will take him to the next level.
IN OTHER NEWS: Damien Vazquez' Sugar Promotions, will promote its card titled "New Blood", featuring Issac "Canelito" Avelar (13-0, 8 KOs), vs. Alejandro Frias (6-2-1, 3 KOs), fighting for the WBC FECOMBOX Featherweight title in a 10-round main-event. The bout will take place at the Palenque de la Feria in Aguascalientes, Mexico on February 2, 2018.
Issac "Canelito" Avelar, who is managed by Prince Ranch Boxing, is looking to make a statement in his hometown after having his last fight delayed due to a minor hand injury.
"I am ready to show my hometown fans why I will be fighting the best fighters in the world," said Issac Avelar. "I was supposed to fight last December, but it was delayed, because of a small hand injury. I took that time to improve as a fighter and I am 100% healthy. Everyone will see the best version of Canelito on February 2nd"
"Canelito is a big star in Aguascalientes, Mexico where he was born and raised," Oscar Vazquez, president of Sugar Promotions stated. "We are excited to put on a show with great local talent. Canelito is a homegrown hero from Aguascalientes, Mexico and it is exciting to promote such a massive event. Everyone in town will be here."
"NEW BLOOD" also features undefeated bantamweight Damien "Sugar" Vazquez (12-0, 6 KOs) vs. TBA, unbeaten super-featherweight Edwing Davila (16-0, 9 KOs), vs. Octavio Guardado, Lightweight Donovan Estrella (10-0, 4 KOs) vs. Antonio Camacho, Mayran Reyes vs. Naomi Arellano, Christina Mora vs. TBA and light heavyweight Kye Brooks (1-0, 1 KO) vs. Ivan Sanchez. Damian Vasquez has his sights set on fighting McJoe Arroyo (17-2, 8 KOs) before the year is over.
"February 2nd is looking to be a great show and I'm thrilled to work with Sugar Promotions," said Greg Hannely, CEO of Prince Ranch Boxing. "This will be one of the best cards ever put on in Aguascalientes, Mexico. All my fighters are coming to win and win impressively.