World class championship boxing returns to the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Florida as native favourite Nestor Bravo defends his WBO NABO junior welterweight title towards Jair Valtierra.
The ten-round bout will headline “Evening of Champions II,” promoted by Boxlab Promotions and televised by the CBS Sports activities Community on February 26 beginning at 10:30 pm et.
Bravo (21-0, 15 KO’s), who’s a local of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, might be making his first look in his adopted hometown in almost 5 years as he faces the decided Valtierra (16-2, 8 KO’s) of Leon, Mexico.
This previous October, Bravo turned the WBO NABO champion with a seventh spherical stoppage of Adrian Yung in Puerto Rico.
“As soon as once more Caribe Royale is proud to host its Championship Boxing collection. For the second straight occasion, a number of titles from the WBA and the WBO are on the road that includes the WBO’s twelfth ranked junior welterweight contender Nestor Bravo. It’s nice to have Central Florida’s followers again at Caribe Royale for one more motion packed occasion, says Caribe Royale Managing Director, Amaury Piedra. “We glance ahead as soon as once more to working with CBSSN and Boxlab Promotions on this occasion.”
Within the co-featured bout, 2016 US Olympian Antonio Vargas (15-1, 8 KO’s) of Kissimmee, Fla. Squares off towards Michell Banquez (20-2, 14 KO’s) of Fort Lauderdale by means of Caracas, Venezuela in a ten-round combat for the WBA Continental Americas bantamweight title.
A winner of his final 5 fights, 4 by knockout, Vargas is taking a major step up in competitors. The 32-year-old Banquez has spectacular victories over Hector Betancourt (11-1), William Riera (9-0-1), Prince Patel (19-0-1) and Joahnys Argilagos (8-0).
Opening the CBS Sports activities Community telecast is Cuban standout Idalberto Umara (8-1, 5 KO’s) towards heavy-handed Colombian Devi Julio (24-12, 15 KO’s). Scheduled for ten rounds, Umara’s making the primary protection of his WBA Fedecaribe light-weight title.
The undercard options native favorites and rising prospects together with Adrian Pinheiro, Jeovanny Estela, Darious “Hawk” Jackson, Elijah Flores, Yoenis Tellez, Freudis Rojas and the debuting Shamara Woods.