Undefeated Junior Welterweight Prospect
Kendo Castaneda To Be Showcased At Home
Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Kendo Castaneda will
be showcased at home Thursday, March 28, when he puts his
unblemished record on the line against his dangerous
Dominican opponent, Eudy "AK47" Bernardo, in the 10-round
main event at Cowboy Dance Hall in San Antonio, Texas.
Castaneda vs. Bernardo, co-promoted by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ)
Boxing Promotions and Leija Battah Promotions, will headline
a card to be streamed live on UFC FIGHT PASS, starting at 9
p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. The show is the fourth under a new
agreement between Castaneda's promoter, RJJ Boxing, and
FIGHT PASS, to live stream up to 72 professional boxing
events over the next three years.
The 25-year-old Castaneda (15-0, 7 KOs) is coming off his
most impressive performance this past December in San
Antonio, in which he won a lop-sided 10-round unanimous
decision (100-90, 99-91, 98-92) over previously undefeated
Gilbert Venegas, Jr. (10-0) to capture the vacant North
American Boxing Association (NABA) super lightweight title.
Castaneda is ranked No. 14 in the world by the World Boxing
A former Dominican Republic lightweights champion, Bernardo
(24-3, 18 KOs) is a dangerous puncher, evident by his 18
knockouts in 24 victories during his 9 ½-year professional
The co-featured event is another special RJJ Boxing on UFC
Fight Pass match-up between unbeaten Baltimore lightweight
Xavier Wilson (9-0-1, 1 KO) and once-defeated, hard-hitting
John Arellano (9-1, 9 KOs), fighting out of Conroe, Texas,
in an eight-rounder.
Opening the FIGHT PASS segment of the card is a welterweight
class featuring Houston's undefeated prospect Jerrico "Hands
of Stone" Walton (11-0, 7 KOs) versus upset-minded
Oregonian, Sean "Beast of War" Gee (4-9).
Also fighting on the undercard in a pair six-round,
intra-state rivalry bouts between unbeaten San Antonio
lightweight Joseph "Mongoose" Rodriguez (14-0-1, 2 KOs) and
Darryl Hayes (6-12, 1 KO), of Houston, along with Austin, TX
knockout artist Alexis Camacho (21-6, 19 KOs) versus Houston
junior middleweight Rich "The Ruler" Graham (6-21-4).
All fights and fighters are subject to change.
San Antonio welterweight Daniel Baiz (13-1, 5 KOs) vs.
fellow Texan Joe Sambrano (4-12-1, 2 KOs) in a six-round
fight, plus two four-rounders as San Antonio super
middleweight Steve Ramos (4-1, 2 KOs) faces (Bryan, TX) Adam
"AD" Ealoms.(3-16-3, 1 KO), and San Antonio junior
featherweight Henry "World Star" Arredondo (2-0) vs. TBA.