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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”!
FIGHT CARD RESULTS
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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
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
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