Undefeated Cris Reyes To Main Event
Battle At The Boat 121 On June 1
Cris Reyes’ time on the undercard is over.
The undefeated 19-year-old sensation will make his main
event at Battle at the Boat 121 on Saturday, June 1 at the
Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash.
Reyes, who sports a spotless 6-0 record with 5 KOS, will
face Jose Marrufo in a 10-round welterweight bout.
“Cris Reyes is one of the most exciting young boxers in the
Northwest and he’s just getting started,” promoter Brian
Halquist said. “The kid has speed and power. He’s just a
natural inside the ring.”
In addition to the main event, Battle at the Boat 121 will
also feature Reyes’ Tenochtitlan Boxing Club teammate Niko
McFarland against Nick Brindise and a female bought between
Brittany Sims and Myasia Oglesby.
Tickets are available through the EQC box office and all
Ticketmaster Outlets. Preliminary bouts will start at 7 p.m.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Reyes’ most recent triumph came on March 3 when he scored a
second-round victory by knockout over Abdul Kamara.
He also defeated William Parra Smith by second-round TKO on
Oct, 27, 2018. That victory came just seven weeks after
Reyes ended his fight against Keith Wolf at Battle at the
Boat 117 in similar fashion.
Reyes, a 2017 Renton High School graduate, made his Battle
at the Boat debut on March 17, scoring a victory by
first-round knockout (2:08) over Nicholas Credit.
He followed up that triumph by knocking out Bryce Gonzales
in the second round (1:21) on June 9 – 10 days before he
As an amateur, Cris Reyes was a 2015 National PAL champion,
a 2015 Junior National Golden Gloves runner-up and a
two-time Ringside World Championship runner-up, while rising
as high as No. 3 in the rankings in the United States.
Marrufo, who fights out of Phoenix, Arizona, brings a
two-fight winning streak into the main event, having handed
Willie Shaw his first career setback in his most recent
appearance on March 23. Shaw entered the contest a perfect
McFarland will attempt to extend his winning streak to five
consecutive victories when he squares off against Brindise,
who brings a 2-0 record into the welterweight contest.