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It Will Be a Homecoming for Carlos Velasquez on the July 16 ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Show

by on Jul.12, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 12, 2010 – After a whirlwind three-year journey that has taken him from Florida to New York, California, Texas and Nevada, highly-touted Puerto Rican featherweight prospect Carlos Ivan Velasquez will return to fight in his hometown of Cataño for the first time as a pro when he faces Eduardo Arcos of Sonora, Mexico on Friday, July 16, in the ten round main event of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” at the Coliseo Cosme Beitia Salamo.

Also featured on the televised broadcast will be a clash of Puerto Rican prospects, as Guaynabo’s Jonathan Vidal takes on San Juan’s Felix Perez in a six round bantamweight bout. (continue reading…)

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Carlos Velasquez Faces New Foe Ira Terry Due to Injury Sustained by Alejandro Perez

by on Mar.31, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Golden Boy Promotions Prospects Hector Sanchez, Deontay Wilder and Mike Perez Complete April 2 Shobox Event at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, March 31, 2010 – A hand injury sustained by Alejandro Perez has forced a change in opponent for featherweight standout Carlos Velasquez who will now face Ira Terry in the co-featured attraction on the April 2 edition of ShoBox: The New Generation, live on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Rounding out the show will be a trio of Golden Boy Promotions’ brightest young stars returning to action, with Hector Sanchez, Deontay Wilder and Mike Perez looking to keep their unbeaten records intact in pivotal bouts on the undercard. (continue reading…)

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