The undefeated Jayson Velez entered this fight with a boxing record of 23-0-1 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.20 featherweight in the world. The only man who stopped him in a draw was Evgeny Gradovich in 2014 (=Gradovich vs Velez), after this bout Velez has won over Daniel Ramirez (=Velez vs Ramirez).
His opponent, Ronny Rios, has an official record of 24-1-0 (10 knockouts) and he entered as the No.28 in the same weight class. He suffered his only defeat last year, against Robinson Castellanos (=Rios vs Castellanos), but he came back to win in 2015 with Sergio Frias (=Rios vs Frias). ‘La Maravilla’ Velez vs Rios is valid for the vacant WBC Silver featherweight title; undercard of Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: vacant WBC Silver featherweight title
Velez’s previous fight: Jayson Velez vs Daniel Ramirez
Rios’ previous fight: Ronny Rios vs Sergio Frias
Velez’s next fight: Joseph Diaz vs Jayson Velez
Rios’ next fight: Ronny Rios vs Efrain Esquivias
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