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Nieves vs. Flores on Friday, 2/22

Palm Bay, FL: The popular series of “Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford” will make its 2013 debut at Florida’s Space Coast with an exciting show, this Friday, February 22nd at the Palm Bay Community Center in Palm Bay, FL. This years the series format will consist of 3 seasons of 4 consecutive shows.

In the main event, WBO Intercontinental bantamweight champion and #5 contender Jose “Miau” Nieves (21-2-3-10 KO’s) of Carolina, Puerto Rico, will put his ranking and title on the line against former WBC Mundo Hispano Champion Danny “El Venado” Flores (14-2-8 KO’s) of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico in a bout schedule for 12 rounds in another classic battle of Puerto Rico Vs. Mexico.

In the co-feature hard punching undefeated cruiserweight prospect Yunier Dorticos (13-0-13 KO’s) of Havana, Cuba will face Roman Kracik (34-10-1-19) of Czech Republic in a bout schedule for 10 rounds. Dorticos is managed by compatriot major league pitcher Livan Hernandez.

First bell at 8:30 PM, 6 mores fights round up the card. Telemundo Network available in HD will televise the main event at 11:35 PM in the US. Tickets are already on sale at The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce in Palm Bay, FL or by calling 321-951-9998. Tuto Zabala, Jr. and All Star Boxing, Inc are presenting the event. The Palm Bay Community Center is located at 1502 Port Malabar NE in Palm Bay.

The series continues March 1st from Foro Polanco in Mexico City, March 8 Plaza Condesa Mexico City and March 15 from the Kissimmee Civic Center. The second season will be in the summer and the third in the fall.

“Battle at the Bay III”

12 Rounds World Boxing Organization Latin Bantamweight Title

Jose “Miau” Nieves Vs Danny “Venado” Flores
Carolina, Puerto Rico Cuidad Mexico, Mexico
WBO Latin Champion Former WBC M. Hisp Champion
21-2-3 10 KO’s 14-2-8 KO’s

10 Rounds Cruiserweights

Yunier Dorticos Vs. Roman Kracik
Miami, Fla Litomercie, Czech Republic
13-0-13 KO’s 34-10-1-19 KO’s

6 Rounds Cruiserweight

Milos Pantelic Vs. Robert Turner
Toronto, Canada Tampa, Fla
5-0-4 KO’s 3-3-2 KO’s
4 Rounds Middleweights

Danny Pastrana Vs. Angel Martinez
Kissimmee, Florida Miami, Florida
5-3-1 KO 3-2-3

4 Rounds Middleweights

Isaac Holder Vs. Tim Parker
Melbourne, Fla Haines City, Fla
1-1 0-1
4 Rounds Light Heavyweights

Pernell Mitchell Vs. Ahmed Elbiale
Palm Bay, Fla Miami, Fla
Pro Debut Pro Debut

4 Rounds Light Heavyweights

Shawn Guzman Vs. Marcus Bess
Palm Bay, Fla Colombus, SC
0-1 0-1
4 Rounds Lightweights

William Pagan Vs. Antonio Sanchez
Palm Bay, Fla Mexico City, Mexico
1-0 1-0-1
4 Rounds Super Flyweights

Ariel Vega Vs. TBA
Miami, Fla
Pro Debut
4 Rounds Light Heavy weights

Kerry Parks Vs. Marvin Jones
Palm Bay, Fla Tampa, Fla
10-10- 3 KO’s 2-3
4 Rounds Welterweights

Hunter Sundberg Vs. Fredrick Wilcox
Pompano Beach, Fla Kissimmee, Fla
1-0-1KO Pro Debut


Time: Doors Open @ 7:30 PM & First Fight 8:30 PM

Promoter: All Star Boxing, Inc., “The New Generation” & Felix “Tuto” Zabala, Jr. in association with Space Coast Tourism Office and Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce

Matchmaker: Ruben De Jesus

TV: Telemundo Main Event Live @ 11:35 PM (ET)

Location: Palm Bay Community Center, 1905 North Malabar Blvd. Palm Bay, Fla

Tickets: (321) 951-9998

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