After three years away from the squared circle, former two-division titlist Acelino Freitas returns on Saturday with a title shot in his sights.
As part of an event matching Brazilians and Argentine fighters, middleweight Yamaguchi Falcao will face Martin Fidel Rios in a rematch on Nov. 15.
Highly touted Brazilian prospect Esquiva Falcao, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist, makes his pro debut tonight in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif. The bout will be televised by UniMas in the United States and on SproTV in Brazil.
Ruslan Provodnikov’s mother traveled from Russia for what is both her first trip to the U.S. and the first time she will be ringside to watch her son as he battles Mike Alvarado on Saturday.
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina could challenge IBF beltholder Ishe Smith in July, according to his promoter, Leon Margules.