via press release:
“BOXEO TELEMUNDO FORD” CONCLUDES ITS FALL SEASON FROM MEXICO CITY WITH A BOUT FOR THE LATIN SUPER FLYWEIGHT TITLE ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 11 AT 11:35/10:35C
Johnny “The Maze” García will attempt to defend his title and show why he is a Top 10 fighter in his weight class against Marvin “Good Boy” Mabait
LOS ANGELES – October 9, 2013- “Boxeo Telemundo Ford” presents its Fall season finale from Mexico City with a bout that has the Latin Super Flyweight Title on the line between Johnny “The Maze” García and Marvin “Good Boy” Mabait this Friday, October 6 at 11:35/10:35C. René Giraldo and Jessi Losada will be calling the fight, and boxing fans can also watch the weigh-in as well as behind the scenes footage on the web and on their mobile devices by visiting Deportestelemundo.com. They can also follow every second of the fight by following @TelemundoSports on Twitter to receive the latest updates and up to the minute round-by-round scoring.
García (18-4-1, 9 KO’s) is the current defending champion, ranked 11th in the World Boxing Council rankings. The last time Garcia was on “Boxeo Telemundo Ford” was during Season 1 in March of this year, when he knocked out fellow Mexican Oscar “Ceviche” Ibarra in the 11th round. The Ciudad Neza native defended the title successfully for the first time in July versus Roberto “Scorpion” Pucheta.
Meanwhile, Mabait (18-1-2, 12 KO’s) is one spot above Garcia in the 10th spot of the WBC rankings, having won his last two fights via a KO and facing the challenge of fighting away from his native Philippines for the first time ever in his professional career. His resume in title fights is noteworthy, boasting a 3-1 record with two knockouts in such bouts.
This will be the final fight featured on “Boxeo Telemundo Ford” for the year, but the show returns in 2014 with the best fights featuring Latin boxers.
Deportes Telemundo, Telemundo Media’s sports division, is one of the leading providers of Spanish-language sports content in the United States. The “U.S. Home of the Olympics in Spanish,” Deportes Telemundo also offers World Cup Qualifying matches played by the Mexican National Team; all Liga MX matches played at home by Club León; the leading boxing show in U.S. Spanish-language television, “Boxeo Telemundo” and the U.S. broadcast and online rights in Spanish language to the biggest soccer tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup®, across all platforms (except radio), 2015 through 2022.
In addition to its biggest sporting events, Deportes Telemundo produces two leading sports entertainment shows, “Titulares y Más” and “Titulares Telemundo,” offering the latest sports news and analysis combined with entertainment and lifestyle segments. Deportes Telemundo’s award-winning broadcast team is led by internationally acclaimed sportscaster Andrés Cantor and also includes Jessi Losada, Sammy Sadovnik, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Mirella Grisales, Rene Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.