Unbeaten featherweight prospect Jesse Rodriguez is set to headline the upcoming “Friday Night Fights” event sponsored by Mikey Garcia Promotions.
Rodriguez will take on Jose Casiano from the Mi Mercado Event Center in San Antonio in a four-round affair. The co-main event pits Arnold Alejandro against Christian Santibanez.
“We are very excited to be working with TMB & PRB Entertainment,’ said Robert Garcia, who runs and operates Mikey Garcia Promotions. “Mikey and I want to build a great boxing series here with my good friends Rick Morones and Greg Hannley of Prince Ranch Boxing. I know with hard work we can bring a lot of big fights to San Antonio.”
Rounding out the card will be super bantamweight’s Angel Alejandro (1-0, 1 KO) vs Jose Elizondo (2-4-1), super middleweights Eddie Hunter Ortiz (5-0-2, 3 KOs) vs. Edward Tigs (4-7-3), lightweight’s Frank “Bloodhound” Brown (3-1-1, 1 KO) vs. Joe Sombrano (2-11-1, 2 KOs), super middleweight’s Tommy Kamara (0-1) vs. Patrick Clarke (Pro Debut), bantamweights Aaron Morales (Pro Debut) vs. Carlos Lopez (Pro Debut), and featherweight Louie “King” Coria (6-1, 4 KOs) vs. an opponent yet to be determined. More bouts to be added on a later date.
“Mikey and Robert Garcia bring great name recognition to the boxing community here in San Antonio,” said Rick Morones of TMB & PRB Entertainment. “Our local fans are asking for more boxing events and we are delivering. We are thrilled to be working with the Garcia family and March 9 is going to be a great night of boxing.”
Garcia, a former multi-division world boxing champion, will be joined at the event by Brandon Rios, Abner Maraes and Josesito Lopez.
Ringside tickets priced at $100, and general admission $30, are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (210) 449-5599 or (210) 322-9974. The Mi Mercardo Event Center is located at 227 New Laredo Hwy, San Antonio, TX. Doors open at 6:30 PM, first bell at 8 p.m.