JULIO DIAZ RETURNS AS A WELTERWEIGHT ON THIS WEEK'S SOLO BOXEO
Press Release: This Saturday night Indio, Calif., Solo Boxeo will feature a battle between Ronny Rios and David Rodela in the ten-round junior lightweight main event and ex-lightweight titlist Julio Diaz's return to the ring against Henry Aurad in a ten-round welterweight bout. The TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.
Ronny Rios (18-0, 8 KOs) cleaned up as an amateur, winning two United States titles and one National Golden Gloves Championship before turning professional in October of 2008 with a first round knockout of Fermin Perez. Since then, the 22-year-old from Santa Ana, Calif. has defeated Roger Gonzalez, Jeremy McLaurin and Guillermo Sanchez in his last three fights.
Oxnard's "Dangerous" David Rodela (16-6-3, 7 KOs) is a popular Southern California junior lightweight owns wins over Kevin Kelley, Gamalier Rodriguez and Julio Gamboa. The 30-year-old is 1-1 thus far in 2012 with a knockout win over Baudel Cardenas.
Former two-time IBF lightweight titlist Julio "The Kidd" Diaz (38-7, 27 KOs) returns to the ring for the first time in over a year on July 28th at 32 years old. The winner of two of his last three fights, defeating Herman Ngoudjo and Pavel Miranda, the popular battler from Coachella is happy to have his hometown fans in his corner for this pivotal bout.
Now fighting out of Miami, Florida, Colombia's Henry Aurad (14-4-1, 11 KOs) has also won two of his last three bouts.