Weigh-ins held for Friday’s Borizteca Boxing Show in Ensenada

With it's layout, size and location, the Gimnasio Oscar Tigre Garcia in Ensenada is another of the ideal venues for the sport of boxing.

With it’s layout, size and location, the Gimnasio Oscar Tigre Garcia in Ensenada is another of the ideal venues for the sport. Photo: Jim Wyatt

In Friday’s Main Event at the Gimnasio Oscar ‘Tigre’ Garcia, on the Borizteca Boxing Management Fight Card they’re featuring the light welterweight clash of local favorite Mario “Rocky” Meraz (21-4-0, 17 KOs) of Ensenada going up against Lizandro de los Santos (22-11-0, 9 KOs) of Agua Prieta, Sonora

Bout #9 featuring Mario "Rocky" Meraz versus Lizandro De Los Santos is the evening's Main Event.

Bout #9 featuring Mario “Rocky” Meraz (l) and Lizandro De Los Santos (r) is the evening’s Main Event.

In their co-main event they have Adrian Nunez (3-0-0, 1 KO) going up against Oscar Alexis “Pilo” Canett (5-0-0, 3 KOs) of Ensenada.

The evening's co-main event has Alexis Pillo Canett of Ensenada taking on Adrian Nunez of Agua Prieta.

The evening’s co-main event has Alexis Pillo Canett (l) of Ensenada taking on Adrian Nunez (r) of Agua Prieta.

In the other co-main event, they have Victor “Sina” Fonseca (8-3-1, 6 KOs) of Tijuana, the son-in-law of the former NABF Flyweight and Super Flyweight Champion Miguel “Maikito” Martinez going up against Juan “El Feroz” Valenzuela (6-4-0, 3 KOs).

Bout #7, the other co-main event, features Victor "Sina" Fonseca going up against Juan "Feroz" Valenzuela. (below)

(top) Bout #7, the other co-main event, features Victor “Sina” Fonseca (l) going up against Juan “Feroz” Valenzuela (r). (below) We have the people helping to run this extravaganza which includes the CEO of the Borizteca Boxing Management Group Saul Rios (l) and his assistant, well known boxing trainer Abedith Rico (c).

In what their calling an old fashion grudge match, the venerable Donnie “Pitbull” Davis (8-27-0, 6 KOs) of Wyoming, Minnesota by way of Topeka, Kansas, a 45 year-old veteran of 13 campaigns, is looking forward to his scrap with 29 year-old Vinnie “American Nightmare” Carita (8-1-1, 8 KOs) from Pembroke, Massachusetts.

The Donnie Davis (l) versus Vinnie Carita (r) should end up being a real donneybrook with arms, ebows and heads being used to batter their opponent.

The Donnie Davis (l) versus Vinnie Carita (r) should end up being a real donneybrook with even the elbows and heads being used for weapons.

In Bout #2, it will be George "El Bandido" Escalante of Spring Valley, CA taking on Adrian Montes of Mexicali.

In Bout #2, it will be George “El Bandido” Escalante of Spring Valley, CA (r) taking on Adrian Montes (l) of Mexicali in a light heavyweight bout.

In a super featherweight clash, they have Eric “Young Danger” Jimenez (0-6) of Tijuana challenging Adam Fiel (2-0, 1 KO) of Vacaville, California.

In Bout #5, it will be Adam Fiel of Vacaville, CA taking on Erick Jimenez of Tijuana.

In Bout #5, it’s Adam Fiel (r) of Vacaville, CA taking on Erick Jimenez (l) of Tijuana.

Then, it’s 6’6” Rafael “El Grande” Rios (1-0) of San Diego by way of Tijuana taking on Ensenada’s Román Borquez (1-5-1).

In Bout #4, it will be the big guy, Rafael Rios (r) of San Diego, taking on the little guy, Roman Borquez of Ensenada.

In Bout #4, it will be the big guy, Rafael Rios (r) of San Diego, taking on the little guy, Roman Borquez (l) of Ensenada.

Also on the undercard, they have two lightweights from Ensenada making their pro debut Zeus Valenzuela and Reynaldo Morales

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Bout #3 should be interesting as two rookies will be making their pro-debuts, Zeuz Valenzuela (l) and Ulises-Jimenez (r). (bottom, left) Valenzuela appears to be getting some pointers from two of the show’s hostesses.

In the opening bout, it will be Brian Figueroa of Tijuana taking on Abraham Marquez (1-1) who is also from Tijuana. Photos: Jim Wyatt

In the opening bout, it will be Brian Figueroa of Tijuana taking on Abraham Marquez (1-1) who is also from Tijuana. Photos: Jim Wyatt

Anxious to know more about the Borizteca Boxing Management Group, pro boxer Hector Ambriz Suarez (2-0) attended the weigh-ins. Photo: Jim Wyatt

Anxious to know more about the Borizteca Boxing Management Group, pro boxer Hector Ambriz Suarez (2-0) attended the weigh-ins on Thursday. Photo: Jim Wyatt

As of today, tickets are still available General Admission 100 pesos, Ringside 200 pesos and VIP 300 pesos.

The Gimnasio Oscar Tigre Garcia is located between Avenida Espinoza and Avenida Guadalupe just eight blocks from the hotel at Calle Novena #1367.

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Jim Wyatt, a 1970 graduate of St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, has written weekly sports features for several Military newspapers, WCKMuayThai.com, SportofBoxing.com and Examiner.com as their San Diego Boxing Examiner. He was one of the four "Wise Guys" who predicted winning football selections versus the Vegas spreads. Some of the people he enjoyed meeting: Earvin "Magic" Johnson, WWF Wrestler Lita, LaDainian Tomlinson, Nate Kaeding and Darren Bennett of the Chargers, Tony Gwynn and Jake Peavy of the Padres, soccer stars Shannon MacMillan and Julie Foudy, Mixed Martial Artists Cris Cyborg, Junior Dos Santos, the Nogueira brothers plus the many great people involved in boxing and Muaythai.