Press Release: Bantamweight Eros Correa (1-0, 1 KO), a 2012 Olympic alternate, makes his return to the ring this Saturday, October 13th in Salinas, CA, at the Storm House. [Boxrec lists his opponent as Nery Garcia (1-6)]. Correa, managed by Cali Boxing Management, fights on a card headlined by featherweight Ruben Villa (13-0, 5 KOs). All fights will be live streamed on Thompson Boxing's Facebook page, YouTube channel, and ThompsonBoxing.com.
Correa, who made the U.S. Olympic team as an alternate in 2012, is eager to get his professional career going. "I have waited a long time to get back in the ring," said Eros Correa. "I've had a lot of obstacles to overcome in my career, but that will make for a better story once I am a world champion. Now that I have a great management team behind me that can help guide me to a world title shot, I can focus on training full time. Winning world title has been my dream since I first started boxing. I'm ready to take my career to the next level and it starts this Saturday."
"We are excited to add Eros to our growing portfolio of elite fighters," says Andrew Bocanegra and Jessie Sanchez of Cali Boxing Management. "Eros has the talent to go far in boxing and we are happy he is part of our team."
The Salinas Storm House is located at 185 Maryal Drive in Salinas, CA 93907. The livestream starts at 6:00 p.m. PT / 9:00 p.m. ET with Beto Duran as the blow-by-blow announcer and Steve Kim providing expert, color commentary.