Undefeated Super Lightweight Contender Juan Heraldez Returns to the Ring for Mayweather Promotions’ Sin City Showdown Against Maynard Allison on Saturday, October 27th from Sam’s Town Live!
PLUS, Co-Main Event Action Featuring Rising Unbeaten Prospect, Angelo Leo Battling Lolito Sonsona!
LAS VEGAS (October 16, 2018)- Hard-hitting undefeated Super Lightweight prospect Juan Heraldez (14-0, 8KOs) makes his return to Sam’s Town Live in an 8-round bout vs. Maynard “Mr. Marvelous” Allison (11-3, 7 KOs) that is guaranteed to showcase nothing but non-stop action. Heraldez looks to keep his perfect record intact as he climbs the ranks in the division. This bout will mark his return to the ring after a recent unanimous decision victory against Kevin Watts on August 3rd. This bout will take place in conjunction with a line-up of talented prospects that include Angelo Leo, Rolando Romero, Andres Cortes, Leduan Barthelemy, and others in separate bouts, and is set to take place on Saturday, October 27th inside Sam’s Town Live, home of Mayweather Promotions’ Sin City Showdown.
“My training is on point and I’m ready to pick up where I left off, said Heraldez.” “I’m ready, to knock them down as they come. Line them up.”
“Camp has been going good. I’ve been training since September, when I was supposed to fight last, said Allison.” “The fans can expect a whole lot of fireworks on fight night, a lot of body work, and a whole lot of rib sandwiches.”
Leading up the main event action will feature unbeaten super bantamweight prospect Angelo Leo (13-0, 7KOs) fighting out of Las Vegas, NV taking on Lolito Sonsona (22-2-4, 9 KOs). The card will also feature some of Mayweather Promotion’s talented roster including undefeated knockout artist Rolando Romero (5-0, 4 KOs), and unbeaten super featherweight prospect Andres Cortes (8-0, 4 KOs) all in separate bouts.
“Training has been remarkable this camp, said Leo.” “I’ve been running the mountains a lot and getting a lot of sparring done so I know I’m in great condition to go the distance, or get the knockout.”
“I am excited to fight in the United States for the first time on a Mayweather Promotions undercard, said Sonsona.” “It will be challenging, but I feel that I am the more experienced fighter and I am ready to bring home the victory.”
“I can’t say enough how rewarding is it to give these young hungry fighters a platform to establish themselves where they can ultimately be in position for opportunities,” said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions. All of our guys on this card are coming in with perfect records, and have put on great performances thus far in their careers. I’m banking on their nights ending in similar fashion with each one of them coming out victorious. Fight night will undoubtedly be another blockbuster at Sam’s Town Live on October 27.”
Raised in the boxing capital of the world, Juan Heraldez (14-0, 8 KOs) set his eyes on becoming a professional boxer at the young age of 8. Since turning pro in 2009, he has remained unbeaten, and picked up the biggest victory of his career thus far when he triumphed over previously undefeated Jose Miguel Borrego in August of 2017 on the Mayweather vs. McGregor undercard. Fighting out of Las Vegas, this 28-year-old looks ahead to continue his winning streak with another victory on his resume, and further his contender credentials for bigger career opportunities. He is more ready than ever to make a statement in the super lightweight division.
North Carolina born and raised fighting out of Las Vegas, Maynard “Mr. Marvelous” Allison (11-3, 7 KOs) is a former football player who began boxing in his early 20s. Regardless of starting his career at a later age than most, this quick-fisted counterpuncher with above-average power, stays ready to dominate the ring. He is coming off of a recent unanimous decision victory over Ike Ezeji on June 30th. Allison remains a dedicated fighter who steps in the ring and gives his fans a great show.
Young and driven, 23-year-old Angelo Leo exhibits a remarkable record of (13-0, 7 KOs). Leo’s hard work, dedication, and life lessons have strengthened and shaped him into the fighter that he is today. This super bantamweight prospect is dynamic and resilient, with skillset that is unmatched. Since turning pro in 2012, Leo has been on a hot-streak racking up victories with his most recent win coming by way of unanimous decision in August over Sharone Carter. Leo is looking to make a statement and is eager to continue his success.
Filipino fighter, Lolito Sonsona (22-2-4, 9 KOs), will be making his boxing debut on U.S. soil when he faces unbeaten Angelo Leo on October 27th at Sam’s Town Live. Sonsona is coming off of a recent unanimous decision win over Roilo Golez on May 13th. Sonsona has been labeled as a “world-class fighter” and his boxing ability in the ring is not to be underestimated.
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