Boxing News

Negron-Pitalua on Friday

On Friday the popular series of Boxeo TELEMUNDO, Miccosukee Resort and Gaming, Everlast Worldwide and All Star Boxing, Inc. will be in full support of the World Campaign of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On this special occasion, Everlast has prepared a pink canvas and also all of the fighters will be wearing pink gloves. Also the promoters have encourage the fans to come dressed in pink. In the main event former WBA FEDECENTRO and national champion Wilfredo “Papin” Negron faces WBC Latin jr. welter champion Antonio Pitalua in a bout scheduled for twelve rounds for the WBO Latin welterweight title.

Negron of Toa Alta, Puerto Rico will be making his seventh South Florida appearance. In his last fight on March 27, 2009 he defeated Carlos Pena via eight round decision. He took this fight when Diobelys Hurtado pulled out due to an apparent injury. He brings a record of 26-12-1, 19 KOs.

Pitalua of Mexico City, Mexico by the way of Monteria, Colombia is ranked #9 by the WBC in the lightweight division. This year on April 4th he lost a world title bid to WBC lightweight champion Edwin Valero via second round KO, on August 14 he moved up in weight to impressively defeat Jose “Gallo” Reyes by knockout in the sixth round in a bout considered for a knockout of the year to claim the WBC Latin jr. welter title in the same ring at the Miccosukee Resort and improved his record to 47-4, 41 KOs.

Also the show will feature the return of jr. middleweight contender Joel “Love Child” Julio, undefeated Brazilian prospects Josenilson Dos Santos, William Silva and Miami’s own undefeated prospect Christopher De La Paz.

    Help Support Fightnews.com®

    For 18 years, Fightnews.com® has delivered daily boxing news to fight fans around the globe. From the beginning, we have always kept Fightnews free to our readers and relied on advertiser support. Anyway, the Miami Herald, The Guardian, and Wikipedia among others have been using the “crowdfunding” revenue model, so we thought we’d test it too.

    Please consider helping out. You’re not obligated to, but even a $1 pledge would really help. And if we reach our goal, we plan to upgrade our server and maybe even nuke the ads altogether. Wouldn’t that be nice?










    world boxing association

    world boxing council



    boxing news tips






    philly boxing history

    All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
    The information on this site cannot be reused without written permission.