By Lee Bates
Just a week out from their upcoming title defenses WBO light flyweight champion Ivan Iron Boy Calderon and WBO super featherweight champion Ramon Rocky Martinez both easily made their 7 day minimumweight requirement. Calderon weighed in 109 pounds which is just 1 pound over the max weight limit for the fight and 4.4 pounds under 7 day minimum. Martinez weighed in at 134 1/4 which is under the 136.5 7 day minimum. Both fighters are very confident of victory.
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“I’m feeling a lot better heading into the fight this time around and it will show come September 12,” said Calderon.
“I don’t know anything about my opponent but have prepared myself for whatever he brings and will demonstrate this against Rodriguez,” said Martinez.
The “Unbeaten Champions” PPV card is presented by PR Best Boxing Promotions Inc. (Ivan & Peter Rivera) headlined by WBO light flyweight champion Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon (32-0-1, 6 KOs)rematching No. 1 contender Rodel “Kid Rapido” Mayol (25-3-1, 19 KOs) in the 12-round main event. WBO super featherweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez (22-0-1, 13 KOs) will be making his first title defense in the 12-round co-feature against WBO No. 9 rated Vincente Martin “El Mono” Rodriguez (25-2-1, 13 KOs). In a 10-round super flyweight bout Juan “Panterita” Mercedes (23-2, 16 KOs) will take on Jesus “Changa” Martinez (18-6, 11 KOs). Unbeaten 6ft.6in. cruiserweight giant prospect and 2008 Puerto Rican Olympian Carlos Negron (4-0, 4 KOs) will be tested against Larry Carter who has a 100% knockout ratio.
“Undefeated Champions” is being distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports for live viewing at 9 PM/ET – 6 PM/PT on cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand and DirecTV for a suggested retail price of only $29.95. For more information about the “Undefeated Champions” PPV show, go on line to www.integratedsportsnet.com.