PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release
RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS
BOUTS WILL STREAM LIVE & EXCLUSIVELY ON UFC FIGHT PASS®
THURS. (AUG. 25) FROM MARINATERRA HOTEL & SPA IN MEXICO
10:30 p.m ET / 7:30 p.m. PT
SAN CARLOS, Sonora, Mexico (August 22, 2020) – The official weigh in was held today for tomorrow night’s first RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS® event since January 30th in Washington
RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS will stream live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, starting at 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT, from Marinaterra Hotel & Spa in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico.
Due to COVID-19 related problems, Adalberto “Terrible” Borquez (30-19-1, 27 KOs) has replaced Jose Rosario Cazarez as Santiago “Somer” Dominquez’ (21-0, 16 KOs) opponent in a battle of KO bombers. Dominguez-Borquez remains 10 rounds and contested for Dominquez’ WBC FECARBOX and WBC United States welterweight titles, but it is now the co-featured event. The original co-feature, Luis Torres vs. Jose Luis Vazquez, has been moved up to the 10-round main event for the vacant WBC Youth Silver lightweight title.
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Official fighters’ weights below:
MAIN EVENT – VACANT WBC YOUTH SILVER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 10 ROUNDS*
Luis Torres (9-0, 8 KOs), Obregon, Sonora, Mexico 134 lbs.
Jose Luis Vazquez (10-1, 3 KOs), Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico 135 lbs.
CO-FEATURE – WBC FECARBOX & WBC U,S. WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 10 ROUNDS*
Santiago Dominguez (21-0, 16 KOs), Champion, Obregon, Sonora, Mexico 146 lbs.
Adalberto “Terrible” Borquez (30-19-1, 27 KOs), Challenger, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico 147 lbs.
WELTERWEIGHTS – 6 ROUNDS*
Jermone Jones, Jr. (5-0, 5 KOs), Phoenix, Arizona, USA 147 lbs. .
Mario Israel Vera (6-1 (0 KOs), Campeche, Campeche, Mexico 146 lbs.
SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS – 4 ROUNDS*
Ezequiel Borrero (2-0, 1 KO), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 122 lbs.
Jhoan Cano (1-1 (1 KO), Obregon, Sonora, Mexico 122 lbs.
WELTERWEIGHTS – 4 ROUNDS
Jesus Lopez (1-0, 1 KO), Obregon, Sonora, Mexico 149 lbs.
Bryan Joel Morales (0-3), Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico 149 lbs.
*denotes streaming live on UFC FIGHT PASS
*****card subject to change*****
WHERE: Marinaterra Hotel & Spa, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
WHEN: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
PROMOTER: RJJ Boxing Promotions
LIVE STREAM: Exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, starting at 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT
BROADCASTERS: T.J. DeSantis (blow-by-blow), and James “Smitty” Smith (color commentator)
RING ANNOUNCER: Lupe Contreras
RJJ BOXING ON UFC FIGHT PASS SCHEDULE:
Tuesday (Aug. 25) & Thursday (Aug . 27) at Marinaterra Hotel & Spa in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
Thursday, Sept. 24 at Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, Mississippi
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ABOUT ROY JONES JR, BOXING PROMOTIONS
Co-founded in 2013 by 10-time world champion Roy Jones, Jr. and Keith Veltre, Roy Jones, Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions is on its way to reinventing boxing. RJJ has already made a huge impact in the boxing community in a few short years. Creating exhilarating content for UFC Fight Pass, CBS Sports, Showtime, ESPN and beIN Sports in some of the finest venues across the country, RJJ has proven it is conquering the sweet science of the sport.
Based in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV, Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions is climbing to the top at a fast pace, adding young talent to its growing stable: NABF super flyweight champion, WBC #16, WBA #14 and IBF #7 Jade “Hurricane” Bornea (15-0, 10 KOs), two-time world title challenger WBO #11 bantamweight “Mighty” Aston Palicte (26-4-1, 22 KOs), former NABA welterweight champion Kendo ‘Tremendo” Castaneda (17-2, 8 KOs), former Interim World middleweight title challenger John “The Phenom” Vera (19-1 (1 KO), WBC FECARBOX & WBC U.S. welterweight champion, WBC #15 and Santiago “Somer” Dominguez (undefeated middleweight prospect Connor “Kid” Coyle (12-0, 5 KOs), undefeated super middleweight prospect Juan “Just Business” Barajas (11-0, 7 KOs), and former WBC World Youth heavyweight Alexander “The Great” Flores (18-2-1, 16 KOs).
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