Antonio Lozado-Eduard Leonel Tops Triller Card in Tijuana

Triller Fight Club announced ‘The Rising,’ a Monday Night Fight Series debuting on May 9, and emanating from Grupo Caliente in Tijuana, Mexico in addition to being broadcast globally on FITE.

The eight-bout card kicks off a full fight week of events leading up to Triller Fight Club’s highly anticipated TrillerVerz 5 on Saturday, May 14, at the Forum in Los Angeles, CA.

Mahi de Silva, CEO of Triller, said, “We are thrilled to partner with No Puedes Jugar Boxeo and Grupo Caliente as we expand our global reach. Triller Fight Club is poised to develop shows and events with exceptional fighters at landmark stadiums and arenas throughout Latin America and Mexico.”

Headlining the May 9 event, in a ten-round lightweight clash, Antonio Lozado (40-5-1 34 KOs), of Baja California, battles Eduard Leonel (9-2-1, 4 KOs), of Aguascaliente, Mexico. Lozado is best known for his upset knockout victory over then-undefeated fast-rising Puerto Rican star Felix Verdejo in March 2018.

A unique feature attraction will see Justin Mayweather (6-0, 5 KOs) competing in a four-round junior middleweight bout against an opponent to be announced. Justin is the son of former contender Jeff Mayweather and nephew of Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather.

In a ten-round women’s junior flyweight fight, Marilyn ‘La Mexicana’ Badillo (11-0, 2 KO’s) faces Cindy Corona (5-3).

Competing in a ten-round super flyweight bout, Victor Efrain Sandoval (35-3-0, 23 KOs) faces off against Jose Javier Torres (15-2, 9 KOs).

In a six-round super welterweight battle, Jorge Luis Garcia (6-0, 5 KOs) clashes with Luis Guerrero Ochoa (4-3-1, 1 KOs).

Middleweight newcomer Terryl Johnson (1-0, 1KO) battles Ernesto Cardona Sanchez, (3-12) in a scheduled four-round middleweight bout.

Competing in a scheduled four-round super welterweight bout, Brian Landeros Juarez (2-0-1, 2 KOs) faces Rafael Carmona Mendez (4-2, 2 KOs).

Rounding out the card in the super lightweight division, Jesus Resendiz (5-0-1, 4 KOs) battles Alberto Artiga Perez (6-8, 2 KOs) over six scheduled rounds.

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