Atlantic City – Both Jorge Diaz and Emmanuel Lucero weighed in at exactly 126 pounds for their scheduled ten round featherweight bout at Bally’s in Atlantic City on Saturday night. Diaz (14-0, 9 KO) of New Brunswick, NJ is taking his biggest step-up in competition against Lucero (24-5-1, 14 KO) of Mexico City, Mexico. The card will be promoted by Pound for Pound Promotions.
Jeremy Bryan (14-1, 7 KO) of Paterson, NJ weighed 143 while Ronald Cruz (9-0, 6 KO) of Bethlehem, PA weighed 144 for their eight round fight. Bryan is a former two-time National Golden Gloves champion.
Glen Tapia (7-0, 5 KO) of Passaic, NJ weighed 153 pounds, which was the same as his opponent Quinton Whitaker (7-7, 5 KO) from San Antonio, TX. Tapiais fresh off his tour of duty as boxing great Manny Pacquiao’s chief sparring partner in the Philippines. The fight is scheduled for six rounds.
Jason Escalera (9-0, 8 KO) of Union City, NJ weighed 166, which was the same as his opponent Cleoney Fuqua (2-2, 2 KO) from Alabama. The fight is scheduled for six rounds.
Bobby Rooney (11-3-1, 6 KO) of Bayonne, NJ weighed 175, as did his opponent Tyler Seever (11-11-1, 8 KO) from Saint Joseph, MO for their six round fight.
Christian Martinez (4-0, 4 KO) of The Bronx, NY and Jose Peralta Alejo (3-1, 2 KO) of the Dominican Republic both weighed 143 for their six round bout.
Anthony Caputo Smith (6-0, 4 KO) of Kennett Square, PA and Brian Bernard (8-7-2, 4 KO) of Saint Joseph, MO both weighed 175 for their four round fight.
Tickets, priced at $75, and $50 can be purchased at the Bally’s Atlantic City Box office , by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or online at ticketmaster.com
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