Pinzon-Rivera eager to rumble in Miami on February 8


Pinzon-Rivera eager to rumble in Miami on February 8

Press Release: All Star Boxing, Inc. “The New Generation”, Tuto Zabala, Jr. and Boxeo TELEMUNDO will present their first show of the 2008 series on Friday, February 8, at the Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Miami, FL.  In the main event, Cosme “Chino” Rivera will face hard punching Colombian Raul “El Tendero” Pinzon in a twelve-round welterweight battle with a vacant regional title at stake.

Rivera who is trained by Jimmy Montoya has won 10 regional belts and has a record of 30-11-2 with 22 KOs, Pinzon is the National Champion and comes in with a record of 15-1 with 14 KOs.

Also featured in separate bouts junior lightweight Santos “El Toro” Benavides (12-1-1-10 KO’s) of Nicaragua in his US debut, former Olympian welterweight Juan Camilo “La Boa” Novoa (11-1-10 KOs) and  junior lightweight Orlando Gonzalez (9-1-1-3 KOs) of Homestead, FL.

Doors open at 7:00 PM and the first bout starts at 8:00 PM, Tickets are already on sale at the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming Box Office 500 SW 177 Ave (Krome Ave & SW 8 St.), Miami, FL, Tel: 1-800-741-4600 and at all Ticketmaster locations. Main event televised live at 11:35 PM.