Lightweight champion Jose Roman (17-1-1, 12 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif. goes up against veteran Hector Velazquez (56-22-3, 38 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. in the 8-round “Path to Glory” main event. Roman-Velazquez is part of a seven-bout fight card promoted by Thompson Boxing Promotions and is set for Friday, Sept. 26, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. The weigh-in for the card was held on Thursday afternoon, and you can find the official weights, the full fight list, and photos and videos of the weigh-in here.
- Jose Roman, 134.5 vs. Hector Velazquez, 135
- Danny Roman, 121.8 vs. Jonathan Alcantara, 121.5
- Taras Shelestyuk, 146.7 vs. Patrick Boozer, 146.4
- Cesar Villarraga, 133.6 vs. Oscar Santana, 132.2
- Erick Ituarte, 129.4 vs. Jesus Aguinaga, 129.8
- LaRon Mitchell, 249.9 vs. Eduardo Ramirez, 229.9
- Andres Figueroa, 133.7 vs. Carlos Zatarin, 134
General admission tickets for “Path to Glory” are available at $40. Boxing fans can purchase day of at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
If you’re familiar with the name Taras Shelestyuk, it’s because he was a 2012 Olympic bronze medal winner. Shelestyuk (8-0, 6 KO’s) of Sumy, Ukraine has won his last three bouts by stoppage. In his last two bouts, he has finished off his opponent in the 1st round.