By Chris Morris / Rock Mountain Boxing
With the economy on the slide and boxing feeling the punches, one wouldn’t expect this would lead to better fight cards in Colorado but that is exactly what’s happening as four of Colorado’s best promoters unite for one afternoon of pro boxing. Poor Boys Pro Boxing headed by Jim ‘Smitty’ Smith, Moonlight Productions headed by C.C. Edwards, Inside Boxing headed by Aurelio Martinez and last but never the least Airtight Boxing headed by Steve ‘Match Makin’ Mestas are pooling their talents together for a show fittingly entitled ‘Come Together.’ The show is set for Saturday January 31st at the Softball Country Arena with a start time of 2pm and will be headlined by welterweight Donald Camarena (19-5, 9 KOs).Fighting out of Aurelio Martinez’ Catacombs Stable, Camarena will come home after a road trip to fight in an eight rounder. Camarena has fought for several titles and has seen action on ESPN as well as Showtime’s ShoBox series where he went the distance with current and undefeated WBC champ Timothy Bradley.
Juan Santiago (6-1, 5 KOs) from the House of Pain Gym, will see action in the co-main. His matchmaker is one of the best in Steve Mestas so expect to see the Puerto Rican, Santiago in yet another bloody battle his fans have come to love him for.
Undefeated Brad Jackson (7-0-1, 5 KOs) who is a staple of Poor Boys shows, will put his unbeaten record on the line and heavyweight monster Chris Green, (5-3-1, 4 KOs), fresh off his impressive second round knock out over Kenny Lemos, will see action as well.
The rest of the undercard is also ‘under construction’ but will hopefully include Tommy ‘Bad Ass’ Atencio (2-0, 2 KOs) and Alejandro Castillo (1-0) in separate bouts. Atencio comes from a fighting family and his relentless style with fight ending power in both fists have made him ‘one to watch for’ out of Colorado. Fight fans will forever remember Castillo’s exciting victory over Shawn Nichol to close out the Solo Boxeo series in the fashion the series deserved. The telecast faded to black for the final time with Castillo’s hand being raised in the background. He is a stylish fighter with speed to burn.
The show will take place on Saturday, January 31st, at the Softball Country Arena, 2101 West 64th Avenue, Denver, CO. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. with the first bell at 2 p.m. sharp. Tickets on sale at milehighboxing.com or by calling 702.759.5415, 303.725.6216, 303.450.9763 or 720.298.1954. Tickets can also be obtained by contacting your favorite fighter on the card. Ticket prices set at $50 Ringside, $35 reserved, and $25 General.