CAGUAS, P.R. – Undefeated prospect and WBC’s USNBC super featherweight champion; Alberto ‘Explosivo’ Machado (10-0, 8KO’s) returns to the ring on Saturday, June 27 at the Palacio De Los Deportes in Mayagüez when he faces Mexican Alvaro Ortiz (7-2-1, 5KO’s) in an 8-round bout as part of the live telecast of DIRECTV “Noche de Campeones” in a card promoted by Javier Bustillo’s Universal Promotions.
DIRECTV “Noche de Campeones” will host the return of world title contender Orlando ‘Phenomenon’ Cruz vs. Edwin ‘Bazooka’ Lopez as the main event. “We are very pleased to have our prospect Alberto Machado in Mayaguez and making a co-promotion with Javier Bustillo and his company Universal Promotions on this event. We know it will be a great event and a very important fight. Machado has a big challenge on the tough Alvaro Ortiz, ” said Hector Soto vice president and promoter for Miguel Cotto Promotions.
“For us it is a great pleasure to work with Miguel Cotto Promotions with whom we have a great friendship and relationship for years. Partnerships like this is what the sport of boxing needs for major events and big fights. Very soon we will join forces again to develop a great show for the fans,” commented Javier Bustillo president of Universal Promotions.