Hispanic America’s Most Popular Boxing Series Is Back For Another Round And Will Thrill Sports Enthusiasts with More Live, Heart-Pounding Action Starting April 30
MIAMI/LOS ANGELES, MARCH 15, 2010 – TeleFutura, one of the largest Spanish-language networks in the U.S. and the ideal entertainment alternative for Hispanics across the nation, and Oscar de la Hoya’sGolden Boy Promotions announced today the return of the popular boxing franchise “Solo Boxeo Tecate” (Just Boxing Tecate) on April 30, 2010.
Fans will welcome the return of the exciting sports program “Solo Boxeo Tecate” (Just Boxing Tecate), the 90-minute live action-packed show featuring Golden Boy Promotions’ top contenders as well as up-and-coming superstars including, Pablo Cesar Cano, Omar Figueroa, Danny Garcia, Frankie Gomez, Charles Huerta, Lucas Matthysse, Carlos Molina, Luis Ramos, Ronny Rios, Carlos Velasquez and many more.
“We are thrilled to have ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ back on TeleFutura as part of our exciting sports programming lineup,” said Bert Medina, senior vice president and operating manager for TeleFutura. “Golden Boy Promotions is a leading promotional player in the boxing industry and we are proud to be partnering with them to provide an exceptional sporting franchise to our viewers.”
“Solo Boxeo Tecate’ has been a great launching pad for Hispanic fighters and is where many have begun their careers,” said Oscar de la Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions. “We are very excited to once again have such a wonderful stage to showcase our top contenders and up-and-coming prospects.”
“Solo Boxeo Tecate” will air live on Friday nights at 11:30pm ET/10:30pm Central/8:30pm PT and will be available exclusively through TeleFutura with English subtitles via CC3.
Details regarding the first event of the series and subsequent events will be announced shortly.
Univision.com (keyword: Solo Boxeo) will feature the best of each show with video highlights of the fights and weigh-ins, exclusive interview footage and in-depth fighter profiles. Photos will capture each fight shot-by-shot. Articles and blogs will provide the latest news on the headliners, previews and recaps, as well as expert analysis on all the fights. Boxing fans will be able to express their own opinions and reactions on Solo Boxeo forums, vote for their favorite fighters, and submit their ideas for interview questions on the Tú Preguntas section.