Melissa Santos is set to become the new voice of global boxing after being announced today as Probellum’s ring announcer.
Former junior lightweight world champion Miguel “El Alacrán” Berchelt, the fighting pride of Cancun, Mexico, has his sights squarely on the lightweight division’s top names. Berchelt will battle Namibian contender Jeremiah Nakathila in the 10-round main event Saturday, March 26 at the Resorts World Events Center located at Resorts World Las Vegas.
Jose Ramirez and Jose Pedraza understand the stakes. The junior welterweights know that the winner of Friday night's 12-round main event at Fresno's Save Mart Center will likely receive a world title shot next. Ramirez (26-1, 17 KOs) is a former unified world champion seeking to return to the division's apex. The journey back begins in the venue where he routinely packs crowds of more than 12,000 fans. Ramirez hails from the farming community of Avenal, about an hour's drive from Fresno.
Olympian Pat McCormack will face Nicaraguan opposition on his eagerly anticipated professional debut later this month. The exceptional Great Britain amateur, who won a silver medal at the Tokyo Games last summer, is scheduled to meet Danny Mendoza (6-7, 4KO) over six rounds in Newcastle on Friday, March 25.