Luis Feliciano Faces Genaro Gamez
In Super Lightweight Showdown Aug. 22
A pair of undefeated super lightweight prospects will
collide at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, as Luis Feliciano
(12-0, 8 KOs) takes on Genaro “El Conde” Gamez (9-0, 6 KOs)
in the 10-round main event of the August 22nd edition of
Thursday Night Fights.
Feliciano, 26, is defined by his humility outside the ring
and his killer instinct inside it. The Milwaukee, Wis.
native has garnered a large following in Puerto Rico, where
he has fought several times since turning pro in 2017. Now,
Feliciano — who is under the tutelage of renowned trainer
Ben Lira and manager Ralph Heredia — is ready to take his
career to the next level.
“I’m more than ready for my career to take off,” Feliciano
says. “I’ve been staying really busy here and in Puerto
Rico. That’s going to make the difference in this fight,
along with my skills. This fight is going to make me into a
contender, so I’m going to work very hard to get my hand
Gamez is a San Diego native who possess an explosive style
that combines speed and power. Since making his debut in
2016, he’s maintained an unblemished record. Now, the
24-year-old is facing the toughest test of his career — one
that will determine which fighter is destined for a world
"I’m back and I’m stronger than ever,” Gamez says. “I’ve
been waiting for an opportunity like this, so I’m excited to
demonstrate my skills. When I have a big challenge, I
perform even better, so I look forward to obtaining a great
In the co-main event, Blair “Flair” Cobbs (11-0-1, 7 KOs) of
Las Vegas takes on Steve “Manos de Oro” Villalobos (11-0-1,
9 KOs) of Mount Vernon, Wash. in a 10-round welterweight
Kevin Ventura (10-0, 8 KOs) of Omaha, Nebraska will
participate in a six-round lightweight fight against Brian
Gallegos (6-1, 4 KOs) of Las Vegas.
Raul “Cougar” Curiel (6-0, 4 KOs) of Tamaulipas, Mexico will
fight Chris “Milly” Ousley (11-0, 9 KOs) of Chicago in a
six-round super welterweight bout.
Richard “Kansas Kid” Acevedo (5-0, 5 KOs) of Garden City,
Kansas will participate in a six-round super welterweight
Anthony Garnica (3-0, 2 KOs) of Oakland will fight in a
four-round super bantamweight clash.