Undefeated super bantamweights Raeese Aleem and Ernesto Delgadillo will meet in the eight-round main event of an eleven-bout card on August 23rd at The Arabia Shrine Center in Houston, Texas. On the undercard, In an eight-round bout, Jerrico Walton (14-0, 7 KOs) of Houston takes on former WBC 122-pound title holder Victor Terrazas (38-6-2, 21 KOs) of Mexico in a welterweight fight. [Editor's note: Terrazas briefly held the WBC title in 2013, defeating Cristian Mijares and then losing to Leo Santa Cruz in a four-month period. He's been steadily gaining weight since then, but Walton is his first full-blown welterweight fight. Good luck with that]. The eleven-bout card will be promoted by King's Promotions and ForceTrain Promotions.
Aleem of Las Vegas, has a record of 14-0 with 8 KOs. The 29 year-old has knocked out his last three opponents, the latest being a first-round stoppage of Ramiro Robles on May 10th. Aleem also has defeated two undefeated foes in Marcus Bates (8-0-1) and DeVonte Allen (4-0-1). Delgadillo, from Dallas, has a record of 11-0-2 with two knockouts.
The 25 year-old Delgadillo has a quality win over Bryan Aquino (11-1), followed by with wins over Oscar Mojica (11-3) and Nate Green (10-0) on August 4th, 2018.
In six-round bouts:
Pablo Cruz (17-2, 6 KOs) of Houston will rematch William Gonzalez (30-12, 26 KOs) in a super featherweight clash...
Andre August (7-1-1, 5 KOs) of Houston takes on Robert Daniels, Jr. (3-1, 3 KOs) of Miami in a light heavyweight bout...
DeVonte Williams (12-1, 6 KOs) of Houston takes on Rudy Lozano (3-13-3) of Corpus Christi, Texas in a middleweight bout.
In four-round bouts:
Jonathan Morales (10-0, 3 KOs) of Channel View, Texas (10-0, 3 KOs) battles Christian Nava (3-5-1) of Salt Lake City, Utah in a super middleweight clash.
Jasmine Crawford (1-0) fights Miranda Reyes (1-0) in a battle of undefeated Houston based welterweights.
Pro debuting Joshua Freeland of Houston battles Lucas McDonald (0-3) of Bellville, Texas in a super welterweight bout.
Scheduled to see action in the eight-round co-feature is super middleweight Kalvin "Hot Sauce" Henderson (12-0), who is from Arkansas. Henderson, 29 years old has, defeated two undefeated fighters in Cameron Burroughs (2-0) and Bobby Taylor (4-0). On December 7, 2018, Henderson scored a seventh-round stoppage over Brandon Robinson (11-1) in a fight that was awarded The Philadelphia Fight of the Year. Henderson is coming off a third-round stoppage over Antowyan Aikens on May 10th in Philadelphia...
Marcus Bates (9-1-1, 8 KOs) of Washington, DC fights an opponent to be announced in a bantamweight contest...
Joseph Rivera (5-1, 3 KOs) of Houston takes on an opponent to be named in a light welterweight battle.
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