Boxeo Telemundo Debuts
WBA Fedecentro Lightweight Title Bout
Boxeo Telemundo, the #1 boxing program among Hispanics and
longest-running sports show in Spanish-language television,
debuts its spring season with a WBA Fedecentro Jr.
Lightweight title bout featuring up-and-coming prospects
Gadwin “El Abayarde” Rosa facing George “El Yuyu” Acosta,
live on Friday, May 7 at 12 a.m. ET/ 11 p.m. CT from Osceola
Heritage Park Events Center on Telemundo,
TelemundoDeportes.com and the Telemundo Deportes app.
Gadwin Rosa (11-1 9 Kos), from Puerto Rico but now residing
in Florida, will be making his Telemundo debut as he aims to
capture his first regional title. In his last outing, Rosa
defeated Danny Flores by knock out in the 2nd round. George
Acosta (11-1 1 KO) is looking to stay active this year as he
steps back in the ring after a shutout performance last
month, where he was victorious, winning a unanimous decision
against Edgar "Pito Lupillo" Ramirez.
Boxeo Telemundo’s season debut will also present a special
four-round bout of undefeated Super Bantamweights as Pedro
Salome (2-0-1) of Los Angeles, California faces undefeated
Hector Bayanilla (2-0) of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Boxeo Telemundo’s spring season will feature three
consecutive weeks of live match coverage coupled with fight
analysis and discussions about the latest boxing and MMA
news stories. The season wraps up with a final episode
highlighting the best-of season look-backs, never-seen
undercards, and news and segments from the world of boxing
Throughout the season, host Karim Mendiburu will be joined
by Jorge Calvo and Andres Bermudez as the core play-by-play
and commentator team. The show will also feature a rotation
of renowned boxing contributors including Claudia Trejos,
Maria del Mar Torres, and Omar Amador, along with boxing
world champions and MMA stars as special guests.
Leading to the season premiere, Mendiburu and Trejos will be
in Dallas starting today to provide extensive news and
information coverage around the Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy
Jose Saunders bout. Coverage and special reports will air on
TYM all week while Zona Mixta will feature the latest on