Bantamweight WBO Latino champion Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez ( 12-0, 8 KO's ) will be defending his title for the third time, against Mexico's Alex Rangel ( 16-4-2, 10 KO's ) on a scheduled 10 rounds duel, scheduled for Saturday, August, 22 at the Tomas Dones Coliseum in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
On October 2014, Rodriguez, captured the WBO Latino title by knocking out Miguel 'No Fear' Cartagena in the first round. Cartagena was a former two time United States National Champion, and 11 times Golden Gloves winner in Philadelphia.
Rodriguez is coming off a win against Luis Hinojosa on May 30th where he won by third round knockout. Rodriguez has other notable victories by unanimous decision over world title contender, David Quijano, and former WBC FECARBOX champion, Felix Perez.
Alex Rangel last fought December 5th 2014 where he won by knockout in the second round. Previous to that win he lost his last three bouts.