Alan Solis-Jonathan Aguilar to headline in Los Mochis, Mexico – The Ring


A brand new opponent awaits for Alan Solis on Thursday.

The unbeaten featherweight will sq. off in opposition to late-replacement Jonathan Aguilar on the Polideportivo Centenario in Los Mochis, Mexico. The ten-round bout will headline a four-bout card that can stream dwell on UFC Combat Go (10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT).

At Wednesday’s weigh-in, Solis weighed in at 125.5 kilos. Aguilar, who took the battle on lower than 48 hours’ discover, weighed 127.5 kilos.

Aguilar replaces Antonio Paolo Soares of Brazil. No purpose was given as to why Soares pulled out of the battle.

In his final bout, on December 9, Solis (12-0-1, 7 knockouts), who resides in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, scored a seventh-round stoppage over Abelardo Sanchez. That victory befell seven weeks after Solis defeated Eddy Valencia by unanimous choice.

The one blemish on Solis’ file befell on September 26, when he fought to a draw with Francisco Lucero.

Aguilar (19-8, 15 KOs), who resides in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico, final fought on February 15 of final yr, stopping Manuel Chavez in three rounds. The 27-year-old has cut up his final 4 bouts.

Within the co-feature, fringe welterweight contender Mauricio Pintor will face Kendo Castaneda in an eight-round bout.

Pintor (23-3-1, 14 KOs) has not fought since October 2019, when he defeated John Karl Sosa by technical choice. The Mexico Metropolis resident, who’s the nephew of former two-weight world titleholder Lupe Pintor, has received six of his final seven bouts.

Castaneda (17-3, 8 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas has misplaced his final three bouts, relationship again to February 28 of final yr, together with a one-sided choice loss to Josue Vargas on October 17.

Onerous-hitting light-weight Luis Torres (10-0, 7 KOs) of Ciudad Obregon will sq. off in opposition to Jose Paez in an eight-round bout. Paez (13-1-1 1 NC), who resides in Hermosillo, had stopped his earlier 4 opponents earlier than preventing to a no-contest in opposition to journeyman Jose Eduardo Poom in his final bout, on November 14.

Opening the UFC Combat Go stream is a four-round junior bantamweight bout between Las Vegas’ Kevin Urritia (1-0, 1 KO) and Manuel Ruiz (1-0) of Costa Rica, Mexico.

Roy Jones Jr. Promotions and De La O Promotions will co-promote the cardboard.

 

Francisco A. Salazar may be reached by e-mail at [email protected] or on Twitter @FSalazarBoxing

 



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