LOS ANGELES – May 23, 2005 – HombreTV, the cable television network for Hispanic men, announced today that it will broadcast its first LIVE boxing card -“Explosion de Boxeo” – on June 24th at the Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella, CA. The event is promoted by Gloria Garcia of “One Tough Cookie” Promotions, marking the first time ever that a woman has promoted an evening of four title fights.
“Explosion de Boxeo” features two WBC-sanctioned fights, with the main event between Adam Carrera vs. Edel Ruiz for the NABF title. The co-main features Luis Cervantes. The fight is being produced by All-Star Entertainment Productions for HombreTV and will be available to over 10,000,000 million homes nationwide primarily on the cable network “Colours” (carried by Dish Network and Adelphia).
Mr. Alex “The Bronx Bomber” Ramos, HombreTV's Director of the Special Committee for Boxing, and Founder of the Retired Boxers Foundation, will be ringside for the color commentary, along with veteran commentator Marcos Palmas. They will delve into the back-stories and interview many of the evening's boxers for the television audience.
Brian Vermeire, Executive Producer of the event for HombreTV said, “We are delighted to be working with One Tough Cookie Promotions and All-Star Entertainment Productions. 'Explosion de Boxeo' will be a thrilling event and we are proud to offer it to a nationwide television viewing audience as we debut HombreTV's sports programming.”
Gloria Garcia, owner of “One Tough Cookie” Promotions, stated, “One Tough Cookie Boxing Promotions is committed to offering the public the type of fights it wants to see; well-matched, competitive fights. We carefully match the fighters in order to show first-rate solid boxing events.”
Trent Eye, Owner/Producer of All-Star Entertainment Productions, said, “We are very excited to be producing HombreTV's first live professional boxing event. Our staff is working hard to ensure that we bring to HombreTV the best possible television broadcast.”