Jose Cotto to face Miguel A. Huerta

04/12/2006

Jose Cotto to face Miguel A. Huerta

Press Release: Cicero Stadium, near Chicago, will host its next show, another 8 Count production, on Friday, December 22, 2006 when Jose M. Cotto faces Miguel Angel Huerta in the ten-round main event it was announced today by Dominic Pesoli. Cotto, 28-1 with 20 KOs, is coming off a tenth-round stoppage of Ivan Hernandez on August 4, 2006. Earlier this year, he lost to WBA lightweight world champion Juan Diaz by decision. Huerta, 22-8-1 with 15 KOs) has wins in his career over Jesus Soto Karass, Martin Honorio, Allan Vester, Rolando Reyes. In the co-feature, undefeated lightweight Brandon Rios, 13-0, will appear in an eight rounder. The 20 year old Rios, of Oxnard,  California is trained by former world champion Roberto Garcia. The undercard features the return of Chicagoland fan favorites’ junior middleweight Jorge Gonzalez, bantamweight Francisco Rodriguez, junior middleweight Rudy Cisneros and middleweight Louis Turner who will be featured in separate bouts.