Totowa, NJ - Super Featherweight Joselito Collado of Queens, NY, 12-0, 3 KO's, officially signed a promotional contract with Main Events this week.
Collado's last fight was April 9th, 2011 on the Adamek/McBride card when he fought Rafael Lora and won a 6 round decision. In the amateurs he fought Juan Manuel Lopez in Puerto Rico, he dropped Lopez, but lost a close decision.
Collado is making his Shobox debut on July 15th at Texas Station in Las Vegas against Casey Ramosof Austin, TX (13-0, 4 KO's). The fight will be the opening bout of the Top Rank promotion.
"Signing with Main Events is my biggest win inside and outside the ring," said Collado. "I am very excited to be working with them. I feel comfortable with my career in their hands."
Manager, Jim Cognetta added, "Collado is on his way to another big win inside the ropes against Casey Ramos on July 15th"
Both of Collado's trainers are thrilled with the Main Events affiliation. Trainer Gary Stark, Sr remarked, "It is great to have Main Events behind us, now Joselito will get the recognition that he deserves." Trainer Andre Rozier said, "We are very happy to have signed with a promoter as great as Main Events. With a strong promotional company and team behind him Joselito will reach his goal of becoming champion of the world."
Kathy Duva, Main Events CEO welcomes Collado, "We think Joselito is a terrific addition to our team of fighters. He has the heart, skills and determination we love about all of our fighters. It will be a pleasure to help guide him to a world championship."