By Ron Valdarrama: Michelle Rosado, President and CEO of Raging Babe Events will present "Mayhem in Mesa-War," this Friday (Jan. 18), at the Arizona Event Center in Mesa, Arizona.
It will be the first card of the year for Rosado, and the first under Raging Babe Events, formally Face II Face Events.
"Mayhem in Mesa-War" will feature six bouts that is stacked with Arizona boxing talent. The main event will feature lightweight, Jose Marrufo (2-2) in a six round bout against David Yanez (2-4-1) of Las Vegas. Maruffo has developed into a good fighter after suffering two losses at the start his career.
The co-main event features featherweights, Chris Lopez 5-1, 2KOs) facing Rocco Espinoza (4-5) of Las Vegas. Lopez, a Valley favorite is a fighter with skill and has a solid chin. The bout is scheduled for six rounds.
The undercard will showcase super bantamweight, Emilio "Milo Time" Garcia (6-0-1, 1 KO) in a four round bout against Jesus Pacheco (0-1) of Albuquerque. Garcia is coming off a knee injury and is anxious to climb back in the ring before his hometown crowd.
Tucson’s Bobby Lopez (1-1, 1 KO) will face Victor Arreola who will be making his pro debut as a pro. The light heavyweight bout is scheduled as a four rounder.
In a four round bout, super featherweight, Brandon Riddell will make his pro debut against Erick McMorris (0-1), both boxers are from Phoenix. Riddell looked impressive in a sparring match last week, he has the style of Roy Jones Jr.
Arlo Argueta (4-0, 2 KOs) goes up against Julio Rodas (0-2) in a four round light welterweight bout.
"Mayhem in Mesa-War," presented by Raging Babe Events in association with Hennessy V.S., and Crank It Up Promotions happens this Friday January 18, at the Arizona Event Center located at 1300 S. Country Club in Mesa, Arizona. Doors open at 6 p.m., first bell is at 7:30 p.m. The bout is subject to change.
January 16, 2013