Opponents named for ‘Rocky’ Martinez, ‘Popeye’ Lebron and Cintron on March 29


Puerto Ricans Román “Rocky” Martínez, Jeyvier Cintrón and Luis “Popeye” Lebrón already have rivals for their respective fights in the next edition of “A Puño Limpio” on Friday, March 29, at the Rubén Zayas Montañez Coliseum in Trujillo Alto in a presentation of PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) in association with Spartan Boxing.

“For his return to the ring, Rocky Martinez will face the Hungarian Adam Mate, while Jeyvier Cintrón and Popeye Lebrón will have Nicaraguan opponents, all three in 10-round fights,” said promoter Ivan Rivera, president of PRBBP, on the main matches of the show, which will have a total of nine fights.

Rocky Martinez (29-3-3, 17 kos), a former three-time WBO monarch at 130 pounds, returns to the ring after almost three years without fighting to face the Hungarian Adam Mate (28-14, 21 kos) at 10 rounds and at 135 pounds, in the main turn of the evening.

For his part, the two-time Puerto Rican Olympian and WBO Latino champion at 115 pounds, Jeyvier Cintrón (9-0, 4 KOs), will face the Nicaraguan Eliecer Quezada (22-8-3, 4 kos) at 115 pounds and 10 rounds. Cintron is actually ranked #7 by the WBO at 115 pounds.

While, the WBO Latin titleholder and #10 ranked by the WBO at 126 pounds, Popeye Lebrón (15-0-1, 8 kos) will face the Nicaraguan Aron Juárez (13-6-3, 3 kos) in his second straight bout at 122 pounds.

More details of the program will be provided soon.

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