Abraham Han Faces Veteran Juan Carlos Candelo for UBF Intercontinental Championship at the El Paso Coliseum
The El Paso Coliseum will play host to a UBF Intercontinental title fight and undercard when the Sun City’s own Abraham Han takes on Colombian veteran Juan Carlos Candelo on Saturday April 5th in El Paso, Texas. Dubbed ‘Noche de Campeones’, this event will be promoted and hosted by Escalante Promotions.
Han (20-1, 13KOs), will be looking to make it three consecutive wins when participates in his third consecutive fight in his home state. Coming off of three straight losses Juan Carlos Candelo (32-13-4, 21KOs) should not be overlooked afterall those losses came at the hands of one time Texas prospect Raul Casarez, world title challenger Fernando Guerrero, and former undisputed Middleweight Champion Jermain Taylor in his last outing.’
Featured in the co-main event will be another El Paso resident, undefeated lighweight, Oscar Valenzuela against Juarez, Mexico’s Esteban Villalba (3-7-0). Valenzuela was victorious in his last outing against previously unbeaten Jose Salinas, in one of SWFight’s
Top 10 New Mexico/El Paso Boxing Fights We’d Like to See in 2014. The fight many felt lived up to expectations.
Weigh-Ins for the Noche de Campeones card take place Friday, April 4th at 2 pm inside the Holiday Inn Hotel located at 6655 Gateway West El Paso, Texas 79925.
The fights take place April 5th with doors opening at 6pm with the first bell ringing at 7pm.
Full Fight Card:
Johnny Guillen (Debut) vs. Isaak Dominguez (Debut) 135lbs 4rds
Dominique Smith (1-0) Ronald Tapia (0-1) 200lbs 4rds
David Muñoz 0-0-1 vs. Christopher Salinas (Debut) 126lbs 4rds
John Vera (4-0) vs. Javier Nuñez (0-2) 154lbs 4rds
Carlos Villa (4-1-1) vs. Cordell Powell (0-2) 143lbs 4rds
Cesar Valenzuela (6-0) vs. Jason Tresvan (0-2) 140lbs 4rds
Oscar Valenzuela (5-0-1) vs. Esteban Villalba (3-7-0) 135lbs 6rds
Abraham Han (21-1-0) vs. Juan Carlos Candelo (32-13-2) 160lbs 10rds