Ricky Medina Battles Raymond Ford On June 25 In San
Antonio With Two Reginal Titles On The Line
Prince Ranch Boxing’s undefeated super featherweight
prospect, Richard “El Castigo” Medina (13-0, 7 KOs), who is
promoted by TMB Entertainment, faces his toughest opponent
to date when he squares off against fellow unbeaten foe,
Raymond Ford (11-0-1, 6 KOs).
Ford vs. Medina, a scheduled 10-round bout, will take place
at the Tech Port Arena in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday,
June 25th, live on DAZN. On the line will be Ford’s WBA
Continental Americas Featherweight title, as well as the IBF
North American belt. Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing is the
promoter of the event with Murodjon Akhmadaliev vs. Ronny
“Ford is a tough opponent who is undefeated so I know I’ll
be fighting a man who will not want to get his first loss,"
said the 21-year-old Medina in the build-up to the fight.
"Ford won a split decision in his last fight and had a draw
last year, so I'm expecting him to be at his best since his
last two fights were close. We're fighting in my hometown, I
am the younger fighter, and I am here to take his perfect
record. This is the fight that announces me to the world.
It’s going to be a great night of boxing for all my family
and friends who will be in attendance, because I'm going to
bring home the victory."
Medina, who has been built in the San Antonio, Texas area is
a big-ticket seller and a fan favorite in the area.
“This is the moment in which all of Rick Medina's hard work
pays off,” said Greg Hannely, president of Prince Ranch
Boxing, who manages Medina. “My partner Rick Morones has
built Medina for this stage. We're going to show how the
development of Medina has prepped him to fight the best
fighters in the world. Medina will be in the best shape of
his life come fight night, and the fans will see him at his
“Medina is going to have a lot of local fans here to support
him,” said promoter Rick Morones, of TMB Entertainment.
“This journey has led us to this moment, we've been asking
for big fights, leading into each and every bout. We're
grateful for the opportunity and Medina is ready to put on a
performance that steals the show."