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Velez, Colon, Sosa added to April 28 card

Unbeaten Jayson Velez, Prichard Colon and John Karl Sosa were added to the show that will headlined by the Puerto Ricans Michael “The Artist” Perez and McJoe Arroyo in separate fights on April 28, to be held at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a Golden Boy Promotions presentation, in association with PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), to be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes.

Jayson Velez (21-0, 15 KOs), who is ranked #3 in the WBC and #13 in the WBO in the featherweight division, is going to face a foe to be named in a 10 round bout. Velez came off an unanimous decision victory over Dat Nguyen on October 2013.

Meanwhile, the prospect Prichard Colon (8-0, 8 KOs) will fight for the fourth time this year when he faces a rival to be determined in the junior middleweight division scheduled for eight rounds. Colon beat veteran Shad Howard by TKO in two rounds on March 15.

Also in action, John Karl Sosa (9-0, 6 KOs), who will face a foe to be announced in the junior welterweights in a six rounder. The Caguas native came off an unanimous decision win over Anthony Sanchez on March 15 in Bayamon.

In the main event, Michael “The Artist” Perez (19-1-1, 10 KOs) will defend his WBA Fedelatin junior welter belt against Mexican Jorge “Koky” Romero (24-7, 21 KOs) in a fight scheduled for 10 rounds.

The co-main event will have undefeated McJoe Arroyo (13-0, 7 KOs) and Eliecer Aquino (16-0-1, 10 KOs) fighting in a IBF junior bantamweight elimination bout, scheduled for 12 rounds. Actually, Arroyo is ranked #5 and Aquino #7 by the IBF in the 115 pounds.

Tickets for this event are availables at Ticketcenter,, and calling 787 792-5000. Prices are $12 and $30.

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