SAO PAULO, Brazil – Unbeaten, WBC #18-rated prospect Michael “The Brazilian Rocky” Oliveira (14-0, 11 KOs), a 21-year-old Brazilian native fighting out of Miami, weighed in today at 159 ½ pounds for tomorrow night’s (Sat., July 16) WBC Latino Middleweight title fight at Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo. Oliveira’s opponent in the 10-round main event on the MO Productions-presented “Sao Paulo Fight Night” pro-am card, Jose “Minguito” Soto (24-7-2, 13 KOs), also tipped the scales at 159 1/2 pounds.
Link to Al Bernstein’s promo video
MAIN EVENT – 10 ROUNDS – WBC LATINO MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Michael“The Brazilian Rocky” Oliveira (14-0, 11 KOs), Miami, FL 159 ½ LBS.
Jose“Minguito” Soto (24-7-2, 13 KOs), Las Vega, Dominican Republic 159 ½ LBS.
LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHTS – 6 ROUNDS
Jack Welson Oliveira (14-6, 12 KOs), Sao Paulo, Brazil 153 ¼ lbs.
Douglas Ataide (1-0, 0 KOs), Sao Paulo, Brazil 154 lbs.
Clelia Marques Costa, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Amanda Coelho, Amazonia, Brazil
Daniele Bastielli, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Andrea Bandeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
(All Fights and Fighters subject to change)
VENUE: Credicard Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil
PROMOTER: MO Productions
SPECIAL GUESTS: Hall of Famer Eder Jofre and former world light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson.
TICKETS: FREE GENERAL ADMISSION
TELEVISION: Live on TV Globo Network, SporTV cable, GloboEsporte, TV Globo International and TYC Sports inArgentina
(Free live streaming of Oliveira-Soto, outside of Brazil & Argentina, via www.BoxingChannel.TV)
INFORMATION: Doors open at 6:30 PM/GMT (7:30 PM/ET), first bout at 7:30 PM/GMT (8:30 PM/ET), main event at 9:00 PM/GMT (10:00 PM ET/PM).