Emmanuel Rodriguez Takes On Sharone Carter Jr.
This Sat., Feb. 11 In Atlantic City, New Jersey
Atlantic City, New Jersey (February 6, 2023)--Popular
bantamweight Emmanuel "Salserito" Rodriguez will take on
Sharone Carter Jr. in the eight-round main event that will
headline a big night of boxing this Saturday, February 11th
at The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The card is promoted by R&B Promotions.
Rodriguez, 29 years-old of Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, has a
record of 12-0 with seven knockouts. Rodriguez is a six-year
professional who has racked up quality wins over Bryan
Alvarez (4-0-1), Delvin Gonzalez (4-1-1) and his thrilling
first round stoppage over Frank Gonzalez (9-2-1) to capture
the WBO Latino Bantamweight Title on August 20th. Rodriguez
is coming off a no-contest with Manuel Manzo on November 12,
2022 at The Showboat Hotel.
Carter of Saint Louis, Missouri is 13-5 with three
knockouts. The 32 year-old Carter is a nine-year veteran who
has standout wins over John Franklin (9-1-1), Ahmed Majed
Mahmoud (7-0) and former world champion McJoe Arroyp (18-3).
In his last bout, Carter won a unanimous decision over David
Michael Paz on June 11, 2022 in Saint Louis.
A packed undercard is being assembled, but already scheduled
to appear will be:
In an eight-round welterweight bout, undefeated Tahmir
Smalls (9-0, 6 KOs) of Philadelphia takes on Paulo Galdino
(12-6, 8 KOs) of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Smalls has stopped his last three opponents in the opening
round, which includes his last outing when he took out Joel
Guevara on August 28, 2022 in Camden, New Jersey.
Galdino has some solid victories on his resume as he has
defeated Jose Maciel Rodrigues Costa (1-0), Enerson Braz
(4-1-1) and Daniel Gonzalez (20-3-1).
In six round bouts:
John Leonardo (9-1-1, 4 KOs) of Englishtown, NJ takes on an
opponent to be named in a super bantamweight.
Feargal McCrory (12-0, 5 KOs) of Northern Ireland will take
on an opponent to be named in a junior lightweight.
In Four-Round Bouts:
Cali Box of Brick, NJ will make his pro debut against Tyler
Jacques (0-5-1) of Burlington, Vermont in a super
Justin Figueroa (2-0, 2 KOs) of Atlantic City, NJ squares
off with Rahiem Cooke (1-3) of Philadelphia in a junior
In a battle of pro debuting lightweights, Miguel Garcia of
Atlantic City will take on Christian Castro of Red Bank, NJ
Francisco Rodriguez of Atlantic City takes on Kyle Massoth
(0-3) of Irvington, NJ in a junior lightweight contest.
John Vallejo (1-0, 1 KO) of Newark, NJ takes on Angelo
Thompson (0-5) of Irvington, NJ in a welterweight fight.
Pro debuting Daniel Bean fights Terrick Maven (0-1) of
Vineland, NJ in a heavyweight battle.
Sir Robert Lee Ellenburg of Viacaville, California makes his
pro debut against John Birdsong (0-1) of Detroit in a