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A SUPREME debut for a new San Antonio based Boxing Promoter

( photo credit: Eric Guajardo )

San Antonio, TX- Living up to their reputation as one of the best fight cities in

Texas. San Antonio held a fantastic boxing event this past Saturday August 3 rd .

Supreme Boxing Promotions led by the accomplished Mr. Robert Tapia and Coach

Rick Nunez, showcased “Saturday Night Live” at the Alzafar Shrine Auditorium.

LongLiveBoxing was in attendance to soak it all in with the fans who were

incredibly raucous from the opening bell! The vibe gave off goosebumps and the

210 area showed great support! As always!

In the main event, Selina “Aztec Queen” Barrios needed less than a minute to

dispatch Nina Gallegos. Selina displayed her vaunted power with a body shot

heard throughout the arena, dropping Nina for the count. With the win “Aztec

Queen” improves to (6-1 3KOs).

“It was beautiful to see the fans of San Antonio come out and support our boxing

event,” Selina told Marc Abrams,” I wanted to make a statement with a knockout

performance, and I was blessed to deliver it. The boxing community and fans in

San Antonio are incredible. I’m hoping we can continue to bring more boxing

shows to our great city.”

Her co-manager Kerry Dangle has the utmost faith in Selina. “We believe Selina

Barrios has the ability to be a world Champion and is doing something few other

fighters are doing.” Dangle stated at a recent press conference, “..we have big

plans for her in the future and are excited at what the future holds for her.”

In the co-main event, Henry “World Star” Arredondo improved to 6-0 3KOs, after

scoring a knockout fit for “World Star” footage! Arredondo needed only two

rounds to send Alejandro Moreno back home and looked sensational doing so.

The future is very bright for “World Star”!


( photo credit: Eric Guajardo )

Xavier Wilson (11-1-1) earned a unanimous decision by completely

dominating Pedro Amigon. Scores were 60-54 on all 3 judges scorecards.

Xavier landed whenever he wanted, and the decision was never in doubt!

Esai Herrera won his pro debut as he decisioned Nicholas Calamaco in a nip

and tuck battle! Judge Glenn Crocker and Ruben Carrion had it 37-39 while

Ursulo Perez scored it 38-38.

Raul Molina scored a TKO round 3 victory over Eric Butler and improved to

2-0 1KO.

In what can only be described as a mild upset, Ignacio “El Alacran” Holguin

Jr (6-2-1) was stopped in the first round by Erik Rocha (1-6). The hard work

begins for Holguin. Time to bounce back strong!

The battle of pro debut goes to Matthew Jones (1-0)! He defeated Aaron

Johnson in a four round heavyweight bout. Scores were 37-39 X2 and 36-


John Rincon (4-0 2KOs) from Corpus Christi, TX came to enemy territory and

scored a second round TKO over Esteban Lopez.

Israel Ibarra Jr stopped Fransisco Guerra in round 3. Israel Ibarra improves

to 4-0 with 2 knockouts.

Special Guest appearances featured Selina Barrios brother Mario Barrios and

popular fighter in The Valley area of South Texas, Omar Juarez. Both have

upcoming fights.

Mario Barrios “looks like the end of September (under card of Spence vs Porter) I’ll

be fighting for a regular world title, and there is no way I’m not bring that belt

home to San Antonio!” The fans went crazy!!!

Omar Juarez on Supreme's First Event. “It’s looking awesome. Seeing all the

people that I trained with. I trained here in San Antonio. Beautiful San Antonio my

second home. I represent for all of San Antonio. My next bout August 24 th in

Edinburg hope to see everyone there”

We also got a chance to catch up with coach Rick Nunez.

On how was his first event? - Coach Rick Nunez “I was just so, busy. It all

happened so fast.”

“It went well for our first event I mean I didn’t go into debt…” – (laughing)

“I looked out and couldn’t believe all of the people that showed up.”

When asked when he would like to do another show?

“We’re still talking about it… If we can’t get in October or November it would be

early next year.”

Coach Rick Nunez also, mentioned: “We’re really working hard to help promote,

Henry “World Star” Arredondo and help him get on with a big time promoter. “

  • Article written by

  • Manuel “Hopper” Dominguez

  • @ManuelDStayTru

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