Lightweight contender Joseph Adorno of Allentown, PA meets 48 fight veteran Julio Buitrago in the main event of Orlando Fight Night” Saturday evening at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, FL.
Representing Allentown, PA, Adorno’s excellent professional record is 15-1-2 with 13 wins by knockout. He’s fresh off a first round knockout on May 21 and looks to move further up the ranks with another victory.
A pro since 2005, Buitrago’s fought all over the world and done so against quality opposition. Residing in Miami, FL by way of Nicaragua, Buitrago most recently faced prospect Michael Williams Jr., losing by third round stoppage.
Adorno-Buitrago is scheduled for 6 rounds.
The card is promoted by GH3 Promotions and Boxlab Promotions.
Tickets from $40 are on sale at Ticketmaster.com those unable to attend can watch the card on Bxngtv.com.
Cruiserweight wrecking machine Adrian “Pretty Boy” Pinheiro faces rugged Mexican Javier Gomez Rueda in the six round co-featured bout of the evening. Living in Orlando, FL and hailing from Poland, Pinheiro’s 7-0 with all of his wins coming by KO.
Rueda, 21-16 (15 KO’s), battled a number of champions and contenders during his 15 year career including Jose Zepeda, Victor Cayo, Eddie Gomez, Yuri Foreman and Ali Akhmedov among others.
2016 US Olympian Antonio Vargas, 12-1 (5 KO’s) makes his highly anticipated return against Daniel Coronel of Argentina in a six round bantamweight contest. Fighting out of Kissimmee, FL, Vargas has been out of the ring since February 2020 and hopes to get back on track with an impressive victory.
Washington, DC’s Keeshawn Williams challenges 60 fight veteran Raymond Chacon of Los Angeles, CA in a six round welterweight bout. Williams, 8-1-1 (2 KO’s), looks to rebound from his lone setback against highly regarded Kenneth Sims Jr. last December.
Derrick “Diesel” Jackson meets grizzled veteran Cesar Soriano of Iztacalco, Mexico in a six round junior middleweight matchup. Fighting out of Orlando, Jackson is 8-0 as a professional and was a standout amateur prior to entering the paid ranks. A pro since 1998, Soriano’s a veteran of 71 professional fights and faced numerous contenders throughout the years.
Undefeated junior welterweight Steven Galeano of Orlando risks his 11-0 record against Nicaragua native David Morales, 13-12 in a six rounder. Collectively, Galeno and Morales have knockouts in almost 90% of their victories.
Alexander Rios Vega, Darrius Jackson, A’Mire Lewis, Carlos Fromenta Romero, Yildo Depstre and Carlos Javier Ramos will appear in separate bouts to round out the card.
“I am excited to have Joseph and Keeshawn on the card Saturday evening,” said Vito Mielnicki of GH3 Promotions. “I’m looking forward to GH3 and Boxlab Promotions working together on shows at the Caribe Royale. This is a great venue and platform to move our fighters and graduate them to bigger fights.”
Doors open at 6 pm and the first fight is scheduled for 7.
A four diamond resort, the Caribe Royale is a 1,388 room resort that provides a luxurious and relaxing experience for guests of all ages. Amenities include a spa, five restaurants, kid’s splashpad and playground, a two-story fitness center and a large outdoor pool featuring a 75 foot waterslide. Fully re-imagined and renovated with over $127m in improvements and expansion Caribe Royale is the premier all suite hotel in Orlando.