In another chapter of the Puerto Rico vs. Mexico boxing war, prospects McWilliams and McJoe Arroyo will face Felipe Rivas and Miguel Tamayo headlining another edition of the Telefutura’s Solo Boxeo Tecate, to be held at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, on June 9, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions presentation.
The main event will present the 2009 Amateur World Champion, McWilliams Arroyo (11-1, 10 KOs), facing dangerous Rivas (12-10-1, 7 KOs), who was defeated in a split decision by former two time world champion Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon on October, 2011, and has knocked out his last three opponents. McWilliams is the WBO Latino flyweight champion after beat veteran Luis “Titi” Maldonado last March 10. The Puerto Rican prospect is ranked #13 by the WBO in the flyweight division. This fight is scheduled to 10 rounds in the flyweights.
His twin brother, McJoe Arroyo (10-0, 5 KOs), Amateur World Championships bronze medalist in 2007, will make his second fight this year when he faces Tamayo (12-3-1, 11 KOs) in a super flyweight bout scheduled for six rounds.