SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO (August 20, 2009) – WBO junior lightweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez has an opponent for his first defense, September 12 on the “Undefeated Champions” pay per view card, presented by PR Best Boxing Promotions, in the Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot.
Martinez (22-0-1, 13 KO’s), who won the 130-pound title last March in England when he knocked out British fighter Nicky Cook, will defend his WBO 130 pounds title versus Argentinean Vicente Martin Rodriguez.
“Rodriguez is a fighter that is ranked No. 9 by the WBO and he Martinez’ opponent for ‘Rocky’s’ first title defense,” said promoter Ivan Rivera, president of PR Best Boxing Promotions.
Rodriguez (25-2, 13 KOs), 24, has had 26 of his 27 fights in Argentina, the exception in Australia.
“Undefeated Champions” is being distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports for live viewing at 9 PM/ET – 6 PM/PT on cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand and DirecTV for a suggested retail price of only $29.95.
In the main event, unbeaten WBO junior flyweight champion Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon (32-0-1 6KO’s), from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, will face Rodel Mayol (25-3-1, 19 KO’s) in a rematch of their June 13 fight that ended in a technical draw after six rounds due to a cut suffered from an accidental head-butt to Calderon’s head.
For more information about the “Undefeated Champions” PPV show, go on line to www.integratedsportsnet.com.