Earlier today, Albuquerque’s Josh “Pitbull” Torres announced that he will be facing Raul “El Chino” Carrillo (9-1, 6KOs), June 30th in the latter’s hometown of Longmont, Colorado. The contest is set to take place at the welterweight limit of 147lbs and will be held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds.
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“It’s going to make even more of a statement when I go to his backyard and take that victory from him,” says Torres of fighting in his opponents home turf.
This will be only the second time Torres will be fighting outside of the state of New Mexico but is welcoming the adversity, saying that it takes away from the distractions of family and friends.
Torres also describes his desire to take the torch as one of Albuquerque’s top boxers (See interview below).
Tickets to the fight can be purchased by calling (702) 296-6176.