Ruben Torres Headlines April 3.2.1. Boxing Event
Thompson Boxing Promotions returns on Sunday, April 18th,
2021, with yet another action-packed night of fights as
3.2.1. Boxing returns with three exciting bouts.
The free stream will air live on the Thompson Boxing
Promotions website (www.thompsonboxing.com), as well as
their Facebook and YouTube pages. 3.2.1. Boxing will take
place at the Omega Products International Event Center in
Corona, CA, and will start at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET.
Thompson Boxing’s undefeated super lightweight, Ruben "Ace"
Torres (14-0, 11 KOs), of South Central Los Angeles, will
return in an eight-round main event bout against Diego
Contreras (11-3, 5 KOs), of Monterrey, Mexico, as Torres
looks to continue his momentous career into 2021.
"I am excited to return to the ring and give the fans a
great show," said Torres. "This is my fifth scheduled
eight-round fight, and I am excited to put on a great
performance, as I have been training hard with my coach,
“I’m going to make this fight ugly for Torres,” said
Contreras. “I’ll be throwing a lot of punches and I’m not
holding back. We will see what he’s made of. I’m coming to
In the 6-round co-feature, lightweight George “El YuYu”
Acosta (10-1, 1 KO), of Whittier, CA, takes on a fighter TBA.
"I happy to be making my 2021 debut on this card,” said
Acosta. "My goal is to make a statement with an impressive
knockout that will get people talking. Who ever they put in
front of me will have to deal with a determined fighter in
myself, that is going to be in tip top shape. I’m feeling
great at this point in my career.”
The opening 8-round bout will see super lightweight, Petr
Petrov (41-6-2, 22 KOs), of Madrid, Spain, take on Bergman
Aguilar (15-6-1, 5 KOs), of San Jose, Costa Rica.
“It is a great honor to be featured on a Thompson Boxing
3.2.1 card,” said Petrov. “I am training hard and looking to
put on a dynamic performance that gets the card off to a
great start, with the goal to steal the show.”
“This is a fight I know I can win,” said Aguilar. “Although
my record isn’t the best, I’ve been training hard during the
pandemic and I’m in the best shape of my life.”
“We're excited about this upcoming card as Ruben Torres is
one of the most promising fighters in our company,” said
promoter Ken Thompson. “We feel great about this event from
top-to-bottom and I expect to see a lot of exciting bouts
that are action-packed.”
“We're glad to be back with another exciting 3.2.1 event,”
said Alex Camponovo, Thompson Boxing's general manager and
creator of 3.2.1 Boxing. “Ruben Torres will look to continue
to improve upon what he has done in the past, and each bout
offers interesting contrasts in styles that will create
interesting match-ups. I know he’s ready to bring forth a
Beto Duran will operate as the blow-by-blow commentator with
expert commentary by Doug Fischer and Steve Kim. Jessica
Rosales will serve as the onsite ringside reporter.