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VIDEO: Manuel "The Punisher" Rojas Spars With Roberto Marroquin For Upcoming "Brawl O


Professional boxing is coming to Waco, Texas again, promoted by Arnie Verbeek and The Undercard, LLC, a boxing promotion company organized to promote young boxers training in and around the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Leading out on the main event is Dallas' Manuel "The Punisher" Rojas (15-3, 4 KO's) who has won his last two fights in 2017, and is bringing a new style to his arsenal in the ring with trainer Vincent Parra. Parra is also the trainer for Maurice "Mighty Mo" Hooker (22-0-3, 16 KO's), the current WBO/NABO Super Lightweight champion from Dallas, Texas.

INTHERING.net caught up with lightweight Rojas at the Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, Texas where he was putting in some sparring with title contender, Roberto Marroquin (26-4-1, 19 KO's). The veteran Marroquin, won the WBC/USNBC Super Featherweight title in 2015 and also fought against Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KO's), the current WBA/WBO Super Bantamweight Champion.

Rojas is in his final preparations for his upcoming fight against Jose Arturo Esquivel (10-6) of Chihuahua, Mexico, which will be held at the Waco Convention Center on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

Also scheduled on the card is Dallas' Shurretta “Chiccn” Metcalf,

Light heavyweight David Cordova (1-0) from Waco, Texas, Featherweight Carlos Adame, Jr. from Dallas, Texas (6-1), Welterweight Alexas Rosas, cruiserweight Gabriel Resendez, undefeated Featherweight Fernando Garcia (5-0) from Dallas, Texas, against Carlos Trevino from Austin. Texas, and middleweight Deandrew Lewis (1-0).

Sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Rick Castillo at rcagency@gmail.com. Media credentials may be requested at theundercardboxing@gmail.com.

Tickets are on-sale at Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, TX; at Impact Nutrition, What about Cupcakes?, Don’s Humidor & Coffee Beans, Waco Boxing Club in Waco, TX; and at the Waco Convention Center on Fight Night. Tickets for the event start at $30. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with the first bout scheduled for 7.00pm.

UNDERCARD PROMOTIONS, L.L.C. 5610 Maple Ave. Dallas, TX 75235 theundercardboxing@gmail.com

MEDIA & FIGHT WEEK SCHEDULE

Media Event will be held:

Date: Saturday, July 29th Time: 4.30pm Location: Hooters (Patio) 3921 S. Jack Kultgen Freeway Waco, TX 76711

Social: @hooterswaco

Official Weigh In will be held:

Date: Friday, August 4th

Time: 3pm Location: Hooters, 3921 S. Jack Kultgen Freeway Waco, TX 76711 Social: @hooterswaco

Fight Night will be held: Date: Saturday August 5th Doors: 6.00pm Location: Waco Convention Center Social: @wacoconventioncenter @theundercardboxing @undercardboxing (twitter)#brawlonthebrazos3 #theundercardboxing

Tickets on-sale at Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, TX, at Impact Nutrition, What about Cupcakes?, Don’s Humidor & Coffee Beans & Waco Boxing Club in Waco, TX. and at the Waco Convention Center on fight night. Sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Rick Castillo at rcagency@gmail.com. Media credentials may be requested at theundercardboxing@gmail.com