George Acosta vs. Blas Ezequiel Caro
Thompson Boxing Returns April 21
Super featherweight rising prospect, George “El Yuyu” Acosta
(14-1, 2 KO), of Whittier, Ca, will return to the ring
against Blas Ezequiel Caro (9-5, 4 KOs) of Rosario,
Argentina. The 8-round bout will serve as the main event on
Thompson Boxing’s “New Blood” card. In the 8-round
featherweight co-main event, Rigoberto Hermosillo (12-4-1, 9
KOs) of Los Angeles, CA, will square off against Walter
Santibanes (11-2, 2 KOs), of Phoenix, AZ.
“New Blood” will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in
Ontario, CA on Friday, April 21, 2023. Doors open at 6:30 pm
PT with the first fight starting at 8:00 pm PT. Tickets
priced $50, $75, $100, and $125 and are available for
purchase by calling 714-935-0900 or online at
www.thompsonboxing.com. Fight fans will be able to watch all
Thompson Boxing fights, weigh-ins, and behind-the-scenes
content, via their new mobile app downloadable on Apple and
“Staying busy is a blessing and I’m happy to be returning to
the ring for the second time this year,” said George Acosta,
who is on a seven fight winning streak. “I have big plans to
make a nice run this year and I know a win will keep me on
track. I’m going to put on a great show for all my hometown
fans who will be in attendance.”
“I always put on a good show and I will be more than ready
for Acosta,” Caro stated from his training camp in
Argentina. “I’ve seen Acosta fight and I see a lot of flaws
in his style, he is not as strong as I am and I’ll be coming
into this fight in great shape. I’m going to stop him if I
get him hurt, that you can bet on.”
Lightweight Ruben Islas (6-1, 5 KOs) of Rialto, CA, will
take on Francisco Duque (1-2), of Guadalupe, Mexico.
Super featherweight Anthony Chavez (9-3-1, 3 KOs), of
Redlands, CA, will look to take out battle tested veteran
Dihul Olguin (15-30-5, 10 KOs), of of Guadalupe, Mexico.
Opening the card will be a welterweight bout featuring Kevin
Sagado (1-1) of Murrieta, CA, battling Steven Walker (Pro
Debut), of Lancaster, CA. (4-rounds).
Beto Duran will operate as the blow-by-blow commentator with
expert commentary by Doug Fischer.
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