David Peralta takes on Berlin Abreu for the WBC Latino Welterweight title on Saturday, December 10th
Bethlehem, PA (November 21, 2016) - David Peralta will take on Berlin Abreu in a scheduled 10-round bout for the WBC Latino Welterweight title on a massive card that will take place on Saturday, December 10th at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center.
The show, which is promoted by GH3 Promotions, King's Promotions and Sampson Boxing, will be televised LIVE on ONE World Sports beginning at 9 PM ET.
Peralta of Cordoba, Argentina has a record of 26-2-1 with 14 knockouts and is coming off the biggest win of his career, when he upset former world champion Robert Guerrero on August 27th in Anaheim, California.
The 34 year-old is an 11 year professional, who won his first 20 fights. As the underdog, Peralta was able to outbox Guerrero and stun the former unanimous decision and the former cab driver was quickly hailed as a legitimate contender in the welterweight division.
Abreu of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic has a record of 13-1 with 11 knockouts.
The 24 year-old is a six year professional and has knocked out his last six opponents, which includes a 1st round stoppage over Juan Carlos Contreras on October 22, 2015.
Seeing action in an 8-round bout will be undefeated super middleweight Ronald Ellis (12-0-1, 10 KO's) of Lynn, Massachusetts taking on Oscar Riojas (10-6-1, 3 KO's) of Monterrey, Mexico. Ellis, age 27 is a five year professional won his first 12 bouts. In his last outing, Ellis fought a draw with Jerry Odom on February 19th in Atlantic City.
Riojas, 33 years-old is a former WBC FECOMBOX Super Middleweight champion.
The three year professional, will be making his fifth appearance in 2016 and is coming off a stoppage defeat to Vyacheslav Shabranskyy on August 19th in Los Angeles.
Also appearing in televised action will be former two-time welterweight world champion, Kermit Cintron taking on Rosemberg Gomez in an eight-round battle. Cintron of Reading, Pa., has a record of 38-5-2 with 29 knockouts. The 37 year-old is a 16 year professional, who has reached the top of the mountain on two occasions. Cintron won his first 22 bouts, which included wins over Elio Ortiz (25-6), Luis Rosado (29-5), Ian Mackillop (14-1), Omar Davila (12-2), Said Ouali (7-0) and Leon Pearson (9-1-1)
On July 17, 2004, Cintron stopped Teddy Reid in 8 rounds to capture the WBO Interim Welterweight title.
After dropping his first contest in a fight with IBF champion Antonio Margarito, Cintron stopped 5 consecutive foes. Within that streak, Cintron captured the IBF Welterweight title with a 6th round stoppage over Mark Suarez on October 28, 2006. Cintron defended the title twice with stoppages over Walther Matthysse (26-1) and Jesse Feliciano, before being stopped for a 2nd time by Margarito.
Cintron then ran off an impressive four fight run which was highlighted with wins former world title challenger Lovemore N'Dou (46-10-1), former world champion Alfredo Angulo (15-0) and Juliano Ramos (15-2) as well as a draw with future hall of famer Sergio Martinez (44-1-1).
Cintron also defeated Antwone Smith (20-2-1). Cintronis on a 5 fight winning streak (6 straight unbeaten) with wins over Jonathan Batista (14-1), Ronald Cruz (20-2)m and his last outing when stopped Manny Woods in 7 rounds on September 9th in Reading, PA.
Gomez of Managua, Nicaragua, has a record of 19-5-1 with 15 knockouts.
The 30 year-old Gomez is an 11 year professional. He won the vacant WBA Fedecaribe Super Lightweight title with a unanimous decision over previously undefeated Danilio Solis (7-0). Gomez is riding a 2 fight winning streak, which includes a 3rd round stoppage over Elvin Perez on June 11th in Honduras. In non-televised action: In an 8-Round Bout:
Stephon Young (15-0-3, 6 KO's) will fight Oscar Mojica (9-2, 1 KO) of Dallas, TX in a bantamweight bout.
In 6-round Bouts:
Chris Colbert (5-0, 2 KO's) of Brooklyn, NY will fight Gustavo Molina (23-13, 9 KO;s) of Tlaxcala, Mexico in a featherweight bout. Erik Spring (8-1-1, 1 KO) of Reading, PA battles Grayson Blake (6-4, 2 KO) of State College, PA in a super welterweight bout. Antowyan Aikens (10-2-1, 1 KO) of Atlantic City, NJ will take on Blake Mansfield (3-0-1, 2 KO's) of Burlington, NC in a super middleweight bout.
Abraham Nova (3-0, 2 KO's) of Braintree, MA will box Joshua Santos of San Juan, PR (2-1-1, 2 KOs) in a super featherweight bout. In 4-Round Bouts:
LeRoy Davila (4-0, 2 KO's) of New Brunswick, NJ will fight an opponent to be named in a bantamweight bout.
Pro debuting Jesus Perez of Reading, PA will square off with Jack Grady (0-4-1) of Buffalo, NY in a super lightweight bout.
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