Gamalier Rodriguez vs. Jorge Pazos Aug 10 on Unimas

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 Bethlehem, PA—It will be a classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico showdown when Gamalier Rodriguez defends his NABO featherweight championship against Jorge Pazos in the scheduled 10-round main event Saturday evening, Aug. 10, in the Events Center of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.

       The Rodriguez-Pazos contest will be on Solo Boxeo Tecate, aired on UniMas.  It headlines a seven-bout card.  First live fight at 7 pm. 
clip_image003     Rodriguez, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, will be making the first defense of the title he won May 18 when he knocked out Alicio Castaneda, of Galveston, TX, in three rounds in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico.
     A pro since 2006, the 26-year-old Rodriguez has a record of 21-2-3, 15 K0s.  He has not lost a fight in four years, going 13-0-1, 11 K0s, in that streak.
     Rodriguez (right) has boxed once in Nevada, twice in California, 10 times in the Dominican Republic and 13 times in Puerto Rico. The Aug. 10 fight will mark his East Coast debut.
     Pazos, 24, of Guamuchil, Sinaloa, Mexico, is coming off a 12-round points loss last Oct. 19 to Orlando Cruz, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in Kissimmee, FL, for the WBO Latino featherweight championship.
     A pro since 2000, Pazos has a record of 19-5-1, 13 K0s.
     The Puerto Rico vs. Mexico rivalry extends to the 10-round welterweight semifinal whereRonald Cruz, of Bethlehem tries to get back on the winning track against Rodolfo Armenta, of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.
     Cruz, 26, has dropped back-to-back 10-round decisions to Antwone Smith, of Miami, FL, andRay Narh, of Brooklyn, NY, after winning his first 17 fights as a pro with 12 knockouts.
     He hopes to end his drought against Armenta, 28, of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, who has made a career out of fighting top opposition, including seven men who were undefeated when he fought them.
     Now living in Rio Rico, AZ, Armenta has compiled a 12-10-1 record with nine knockouts since turning pro in 2007.
     “The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem has been showcasing world-class talent since the Events Center opened last year,” said J Russell Peltz, who is co-promoting the Aug. 10 card with Top Rank and BAM Boxing. 
     “Already we have had heavyweights Tomasz AdamekSteve Cunningham and Bryant Jennings, light-heavyweight Sergey Kovalev and junior middleweight Gabriel Rosado.    Now we are adding Rodriguez, Verdejo and possibly unbeaten super middleweight prospect Jesse Hart.  The fights have been competitive and have been seen on NBC Sports Network and NBC-TV.  We are moving forward with Solo Boxeo Tecate on UniMas.  Bethlehem is a hotbed for Hispanic fight fans and August 10 should be another exciting night of boxing.”  
 
ABOUT AUGUST 10
     The Rodriguez-Pazos fight headlines a seven-bout card at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.   Doors open at 6.30pm; first fight 7p.m.  Tickets priced at $50 and $75 and $130 (luxury suites) can be purchased through the offices of Peltz Boxing (215-765-0922) and at all Ticketmaster outlets (800-745-3000).  Tickets also are on sale at www.peltzboxing.com,www.SandsEventCenter.com, and www.Ticketmaster.com.   In Bethlehem, tickets are available at Deja Brew, Inc., 101 West 4th Street (610-865-2739) and at Pronto Insurance Notary, 232 East 3rdStreet (610-419-6790).  The Rodriguez-Pazos fight will be on Solo Boxeo Tecate, aired on UniMas, on a one-hour delay in the East, beginning at 10pm.  The card is being promoted by Top Rank and Peltz Boxing Promotions, Inc., in association with BAM Boxing and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.
 
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