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Dec
2018

Undercard finalized for ‘Rumble at the Rock III’ this Friday in Hollywood

RINGSIDE 28/11/2018

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The undercard has been finalized for “Rumble at the Rock III,” this Friday, Nov. 30, at Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

Promoter Kris Lawrence and The Heavyweight Factory, in association with Tuto Zabala of All Star Boxing, have put together an exciting night of boxing, featuring Colombian Bantamweight Champion Yeison Vargas (17-0, 12 KOs) of Cartagena, Colombia taking on WBO Latino Bantamweight Champion Ricardo Espinoza (21-2, 18 KOs) in a 10-rounder for the WBO-NABO Championship.

In the 10-round welterweight co-main event, Derrieck Cuevas (18-0-1, 14 KOs) of Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, will face well-known Miami via Barranquilla, Colombia, veteran Breidis “Khanqueror” Prescott (31-14, 22 KOs).

Tickets for “Rumble at the Rock III” cost $60, $100, $150, $250 and $500 VIP and are available through ticketmaster.com. The live Boxeo Telemundo telecast on Telemundo starts at 11:30 p.m. EST.

In support of the televised action will be an eight-fight undercard, featuring several of the area’s most promising fighters.

In an eight-round super featherweight battle, Miami’s undefeated Hairon “El Maja” Socarras (19-0-3, 12 KOs) will take on former top-ranked veteran Mike “Machine Gun” Oliver (26-9-1, 8 KOs) of Hartford, Conn.

Also on the undercard is Miami heavyweight Jairus Gladney who will make his pro debut in a four-rounder against Miami’s Hector Hodge (2-3).

In a four-round light heavyweight scrap, Miami’s Ulysses Diaz (6-0, 5 KOs) will face Sonora, Mexico’s Fabian Valdez (3-4).

Undefeated super middleweight Irosvani Duvergel (4-0, 2 KOs) of Miami via Cuba, will fight six rounds against Miami’s Yendris Rodriguez Valdez (2-3, 2 KOs).

A featherweight six-rounder will pit Miami’s all-action Jessy Cruz (14-7-1, 6 KOs) against Mexican veteran Isaias Martin Cardona (25-14, 17 KOs).

Lightweights Dustin Arnold (6-1, 1 KOs) of Coral Springs and Miami’s Manuel Correa (2-0, 2 KOs) will go six rounds or less.

In the night’s opening bout, two Miami-based featherweights, Luis Melendez (2-1, 2 KOs) and Jonathan Conde (pro debut), will go four rounds.

On fight night, the Hard Rock Event Center doors open at 6 p.m., and the action starts at 7 p.m. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is located at 1 Seminole Way in Hollywood, Fla.

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