New York, N.Y. – Boxing fans who watched the May 20 edition of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” selected Charles Huerta as the boxer with the most character and determination in the ring. Although Huerta lost a close decision to Christopher Martin, he received 75 percent of all votes cast across the nation via text message and on Univision.com, making him the champion for the week.
“Cinturón Tecate” (Tecate Belt) is an award created to support the boxers who display the most carácter in the ring during the “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast each Friday night on TeleFutura. Tecate recognizes that viewers at home are the best judges and allows them to participate by sending a text message to 55333 or visit Univision.comto vote for their favorite boxer of the night. To thank participating fans, each text submitted gives them the opportunity to win boxing memorabilia, such as T-shirts, autographed pictures and even tickets to future “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” fights.
As contenders in the competition, the boxers who receive the most votes throughout the season will have the opportunity to win an actual “Cinturón Tecate” belt, equipment for their gym and donations to a charity of their choice in their name. Current rankings stand as follow:
Ranking Boxer % of Votes Date of Fight
1 Mike Perez 87% May 13
2 Jessie Vargas 82% April 8
3 Librado Andrade 75% May 6
3 Charles Huerta 75% May 20
4 Peter Quillin 68% April 29
The next opportunity for boxing aficionados to participate in “Cinturón Tecate” voting will be during the June 3 edition of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” on Telefutura when rising undefeated star Leo Santa Cruz of Los Angeles takes on former World Champion Jose “Carita” Lopez of Puerto Rico from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. Visit www.Facebook.com/TecateBoxingor www.facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing for additional details on the next fight.