Several promising Cuban boxers, will be showcased on Saturday night, April 1st at Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Florida. Polish cruiserweight Adrian “Pretty Boy” Pinheiro (10-0-1, 9 KOs), fighting out of Orlando, will headline in the eight-round main event against Demetrius Banks (12-12-2, 5 KOs), of Detroit. The 25-year-old Pinheiro is coming off ha drawl this past February 25th against Isaiah Thompson. Banks is best known for ruining the professional debut of Antwaun Tubbs, the son of former world heavyweight champion Tony Tubbs, by way of a four-round technical knockout in 2014.
“Adrian is seeking redemption after he fought to a draw in his last fight (Feb. 25th vs. Isaiah Thompson),” added promoter Tony Blanco, who also trains Pinhiero. “He’s stepping up to fight his first scheduled eight-round bout and his first main event. He’s coming off a draw but he’s looking at it as a loss. He wants to put that fight behind and move forward. Not only did he want to go eight rounds, but he also wanted to fight a tough, durable opponent. Most fighters coming off a draw, they’d want a tune-up fight to build back their confidence, but Adrian is ready for what’s coming next for him in his career.”
In the six-round co-feature, 22-year-old Jeovanny Estela, 10-0, 3 KOs) is matched against Saul “Navajo” Corral (23-20, 13 KOs), of Mexico. Corrall, The battle-tested Corrall has been in the ring with world champions such as Sadam Ali and Victor Ortiz, as well as several contenders, and hot prospects.
Las Vegas heavyweight Henrich Ruiz Cordoba (1-0, 1 KO) is matched in a six-round bout against veteran Mexican fighter Jose “Olympico” Humberto Corrall (20-32, 12 KOs).
Cuban lightweight Idalberto Umara (9-1, 6 KOs), fighting out of Miami, is scheduled for a ten-round title fight versus an opponent to be announced. Umara scored a second-round technical knockout of Deivi Julio this past February 25th at Caribe Royale in Orlando... Miami-based welterweight Damian Lascaille (3-0, 2 KOs) faces TBA in a four -rounder... Orlando cruiserweight Daine Smikle (1-0), who was a member of the Jamaican National Boxing Team, is a former Connecticut resident (New Haven) like Blanco who has also resettled in Orlando. Smikle is in a 4-round match vs. TBA. Also fighting in the undercard is 4-rounders are Orlando super welterweight Ramiro De Jesus (2-0, 1 KO) vs. pro-debuting Bryan Duran, of Miami; Orlando cruiserweight A’Mire “Devine” Lewis (4-0, 3 KOs) vs. TBA, Orlando lightweight and Puerto Rico native Jonathan Cortes (1-0, 1 KO) vs. TBA; and Orlando’s super bantamweight Joshua Lebron (5-0-1, 4 KOs) vs. TBA.