Welterweight contenders Rashidi Ellis and Alexis Rocha will co-feature as full Oct 30 card announced
An intriguing welterweight clash is now set as the chief support on the Jaime Munguia vs Tureano Johnson undercard on October 30th as Rashidi "Speedy" Ellis 22-0, 14 KOs will face Alexis "Lex" Rocha 16-0, 10 KOs. Ellis (age 27) and Rocha (age 23) will be fighting for the WBC International Silver Welterweight Title. Both fighters are ranked in the Top 15 of the IBF rankings. Their respective welterweight world rankings according to BoxRec are 36 (Rocha) and 41 (Ellis).
"Rashidi Ellis and Alexis Rocha have spent the past few years climbing up the rankings on many of our shows," says Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy, "But now, they will risk their undefeated records against each other for a chance to get one step closer to a world title."
Also on the Card:
WBO Junior Flyweight World Champ Elwin "La Pulga" Soto 17-1, 12 KOs defends against Carlos Buitrago 32-4-1, 18 KOs.
Marlen Esparza 7-1, 1 KO returns against Sulem Urbina 12-0, 2 KOs in a WBC Flyweight World Title eliminator.
The NABO Super Middleweight Title is on the line when super-talented Uzbekistani Bektemir "Bull" Melikuziev 5-0, 4 KOs faces Alan Campa 17-5, 11 KOs.
Lamont Roach Jr. 19-1-1, 7 KOs returns to action in a 10-rd super featherweight matchup and 18-year-old Tristan "Sweet T" Kalkreuth round out the night of action in a six-round cruiserweight fight.
The fights will be aired exclusively on DAZN