PLANT CITY, FL (May 20, 2022) – Super middleweight prospect, Daniel Blancas (1-0, 1 KO), returns to the ring tonight, May 20th against pro, Heinrich Coorssen Caceres, who will be making his pro debut. The 4-round bout will take place in Plant City, Florida on the undercard of Chinese Olympian and IBF No. 1 Contender Fanlong Meng, and former two-time light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal. The card is promoted by ProBox Promotions, streamed live on their ProBoxTV App.
“I am always excited to put on a show, and my pro debut lived up to all expectations as I got the knockout,” said Blancas. “I am fighting a man who is looking to shine in his pro debut, so I must be ready for anything he brings to the ring. I am expecting someone who could be a world champion one day, that is the mindset that I’m bringing into the ring. I’m not looking past anyone in this game.”
“Blancas is doing great in the gym and he’s had a wonderful training camp in Tampa,” stated Tim VanNewhouse, Blancas’ Manager. “I have no doubt that he will shine tonight and that he will continue to set the standard of promising young pros being groomed and developed under our stable.”
Blancas, who is well over six-feet tall, comfortably made the super middleweight limit of 168 pounds as he tipped the scale at 167 lbs. The 21-year-old Blancas, nicknamed “Iceman” looks to show the world why he was such a hotly talked about prospect in the amateurs.
“I want to be the best, a legend, and to do that I have to win fights in an impressive fashion,” concluded Blancas. “I started my career off with a great knockout and I wish to continue on that path of destroying my opponents. It is one fight at a time, but I am chasing greatness.”