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Kennedy Defends USBA Boxing Belt This Saturday

By Boxing Press May 19th, 2010 All Press Releases

Teon “The Technician” Kennedy (14-0-1, 6 KO’s) will be making his first ring appearance since the tragic death of Francisco Rodriguez in his last fight.

In that fight which took place on November 20th, Kennedy and Rodriguez fought a classic back and forth brawl with thrilled the fans at The Legendary Blue Horizon in Philadelphia.

Kennedy finally stopped Rodriguez in round ten and just days after, Rodriguez unfortunately passed away due to injuries in that “Fight of the Year” candidate.

Kennedy, who is ranked number thirteen in the world by the IBF, maybe the best Prospects under 126 lbs on the east coast and is always in fan friendly tussles and a win over Beranza would catapult him to a very significant fight late this Summer or early Fall.

Beranza of Mexico City has a record of 32-17-2 with twenty-five wins coming via knockout. He has fought the “whose-who” of fighters in the lower weight divisions.

Some of the recognizable names on his resume include former world title challengers Raul Juarez, Jorge Lacierva, Diosdado Gabi, Nestor Rocha, and AJ Benal; Former world champions Jhonny Gonzalez, Currant world champion Wilfredo Vasquez Jr.

He holds a win over former WBC champ Ivan Hernandez. Just two fights ago, Beranza shocked than 9-0 top prospect Juan Carlos Velasquez in front of a nationally televised audience on ESPN 2.

That fight is just one of seven big fights set for this Saturday night.

The co-feature will be an interesting Middleweight clash between Polish import and undefeated Patrick Majewski (12-0, 7 KO’s) risking his unblemished mark against upset minded Loren Myers (7-7-1, 2 KO’s)

Anthony Flores (8-1, 5 KO’s) looks to rebound from his first pro loss when he takes on the upset specialist Carlos Vinan (9-8-3, 1 KO) in a six round Jr. Lightweight bout.

Vinan holds wins over Orlando Gonzalez (4-0-1); Eric Hunter (5-0); Andrew Cancio (8-0-2) and Victor Vasquez (11-3).

Ina six round Jr. Welterweight bout, Ronald Cruz (8-0, 5 KO’s) takes on grizzled vet, Juan Ramon Cruz (16-8-1, 12 KO’s)

Local favorite, Josh Mercado (3-1, 1 KO) battles Joel Nieves (0-1) in a four round Welterweight bout.

Ryan Carson (2-0, 1 KO) takes on Marcos Garcia (0-1) in a four round lightweight affair.

Rounding out the card will be a tussle between Troy Maxwell (2-0, 1 KO) and Rafael Jastrzebski (1-6) in a super middleweight bout scheduled for four rounds.

Seven big fights which includes an important championship bout for just $9.99 is one click away at http://www.gofightlive.tv/showEvent.do?eventId=668

The action begins promptly at 7:30pm eastern


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