Torres and Rojas Make Weight for Warriors Conquest - Full Weigh In Results (Video)
LONGMONT, Colorado - In his first contest since the passing of his trainer Johnny Tapia, Josh "Pitbull" Torres (7-1-1) will be facing Raul "El Chino" Carrillo (9-1), in Carrillo's hometown of Longmont, Colorado.
Originally from Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico, Carrillo is coming off of the first loss of his career to veteran Robert Frankel and is seeking a statement win.
"I need this victory to bounce back and to be considered a prospect," said Carrillo in Spanish. "Josh looks very fresh. I'm anxious for (the fight)."
Another Albuquerque navtive, Nazareth Rojas (6-5-1) also made weight. He will be facing Colorado Springs debutante Nathaniel Hicks. Rojas and Torres were both featured on the last card Tapia promoted less than three months ago. This is only the second fight the 32-year-old Rojas, is participating in since 2002 but has won four out of his last five fights.
At Friday afternoons weigh-in the fights are announced to start at 5pm Saturday night at the Boulder County Fairgrounds located at 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont, Colorado.
The fight card is presented by El Muñeco and Ghost Town Promotions. It is dedicated to the memory of Johnny Tapia. Advanced tickets run $45, $35 and $25 and can be purchased by calling (720) 296-6176.
Full Weight Results
Josh Torres (7-1-1) 146 lbs vs Raul Carrillo (9-1) 147.2 lbs
Ronnie Reams (Debut) 138 lbs vs Daniel Calzada (3-3-1) 139 lbs
Shane Moore (1-0) 170 lbs vs Jeffrey Spencer (Debut) 169.2 lbs
John Montgomery (1-0) 164.8 lbs vs Allen Medina (9-20-1) 165.6 lbs
Nazareth Rojas (6-5-1) 152lbs vs Nathaniel Hicks (Debut) 155 lbs
Alfred Romero (3-1) 135.2 lbs vs Justin Danely (0-4) 129.8 lbs
Elan Simon (Debut) 130.8 lbs vs Marco Moreno (Debut) 134.6 lbs
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