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Velazquez ready for Arcos

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Miguel Cotto Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and H2 Entertainment announced their Solo Boxeo show in Cataño, Puerto Rico which will place next Friday, July 16 at the Cosme Beitía Coliseum of Cataño today. Former Olympian Carlos Iván Velazquez (12-0, 10 KOs) will be the main event against the Mexican warrior Eduardo Arcos (15-1, 12 KOs) in a 10 round bout. “It’s an honor for us to visit Puerto Rico and come here to fight. I did not come here to lose and I am ready to win on Friday,” said Eduardo Arcos.

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Carlos Iván Velazquez said, “I am so proud and happy to fight in my hometown of Cataño, it’s a dream. I’ve been waiting for this opportunity a long time and finally Golden Boy made it possible. I had a great training camp and I am ready to fight and have an impressive win.”

WBO # 13 and current USNBC featherweight champ, Luis “El Artesano” Cruz (14-0, 11 KOs) will be the co-main event and will face the Mexican veteran Juan José Beltrán (22-16-3, 12 KOs) in a 6 round bout.

Also, Jonathan Vidal (10-0, 7 KOs) will be against Félix Pérez (7-1, 3 KOs) and Miguel “El Loco”Robles (5-1-2, 5 KOs) will face Arturo “Sonic” Santiago (6-1-1, 5 KOs).

Solo Boxeo Tecate in Cataño is Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions and H2 Entertainment. Tickets are available by calling 787.792.5000 or visiting Prices: $12, $25 and $35.

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