All Star Boxing paid tribute to its founder Felix “Tuto” Zabala, who handed away on Could seventh in Miami, the place he grew to become an icon of boxing promotion. The boxing card was held on the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico Metropolis, and the Light-weight bout starred Denilson “Kaiser” Valtierra and Emanuel “Pollo” Lopez, however earlier than the struggle, the standard 10 bells tolled.
“My father’s life was exhausting, however he present in boxing a solution to survive and that’s what he taught us and we’re following his legacy,” stated Tutico Zabala, son of the nice promoter, and added concerning the tribute: “think about nice reminiscences, day-after-day I’ve obtained messages from all corners of the world, the love proven to my father has been unimaginable. Similar to immediately in Mexico, a rustic the place he labored so exhausting, and our complete household could be very grateful for all of the assist they’ve given us,” stated Tutico Zabala, son of the nice promoter.
Again to the fights of the night, Valtierra dispatched his opponent in 3 rounds with an uppercut to the liver. Now “Kaiser” provides a victory to his immaculate document that reaches 15 victories, 8 by KO. Within the co-featured 8-round flyweight struggle, Mario “Mayonesas” Andrade defeated Giovanni Barragan by KO.
Tutico Zabala on the finish of the day stated that subsequent Friday he could have one other attention-grabbing card in Tampa, Florida, the place three World Boxing Affiliation regional titles shall be at stake.