Charlotte, NC (August 31, 2016) – Former world champion, Nevada Boxing Hall of Famer, Bare Knuckle and Women’s Boxing Hall of Famer, Christy Martin embarks on a new career as she introduces Pink Promotions along with Pretty Girl Promotions will present a special night of boxing on Wednesday, October 19 at Grady Cole Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In the main event, light heavyweight Quinton Rankin
(11-3-1, 8 KO’s) of Charlotte will compete in an eight-round bout against an opponent to be named.
Rankin, 29 years old is a five year pro is a known commodity in the area as he has fought half of his fights in the greater Charlotte area.
He has been active in 2016 as this will be his fifth fight of the year. He will be looking to get back in the win column after going eight rounds with prospect Medzhid Bektemirov (16-1) on August 13.
In the co-feature, it will be a battle for the NABF Flyweight title as undefeated Rosalinda Rodriguez
(4-0, 1 KO) of Miami, Florida battles Naomi Bosque
(10-7-2, 2 KO’s) of St. Petersburg, Florida.
Rodriguez has two wins over undefeated foes which include Federica Bianco and her last bout when she won a four-round unanimous decision over Samantha Salazar on July 16th in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Bosque has wins over Monica Flores (3-0) and Yolaine Lin De Lauf (6-1).
Also scheduled to appear will be super featherweight, Christian Camacho (2-1) of Las Vegas.
Camacho is the son of Hall of Famer Hector “Macho” Camacho.
Taking part in an eight-round bout will be Renan Ruiz (7-2-1, 3 KO’s) of Brooklyn, New York.
Opponents for Rankin, Camacho and Ruiz plus more bouts will be announced shortly.
“My company Pink Promotions will be working with Mercedes Vazquez Simmons of Pretty Girl Promotions to put on a spectacular show,” said Hall of fame champion, Christy Martin
. “The Championship fight between Rosalinda Rodriguez and Noemi Bosque is going to be a show stealer and will give the crowd its money worth. Neither is a classic boxer. They`re brawlers who are tough, durable, hard hitting and strong.”
“Another exciting bonus on this spectacular card, is promising 24 year old Christian Camacho- son of the famous, late great Hector “Macho” Camacho.”
“All along I knew I would be a promoter. There`s so much to be done and I`m here with my feet on the ground in Charlotte, North Carolina. The issue is to sell tickets
, convince people to attend to see some great boxing and to build on that success. These two women are going to give us a REAL FIGHT!”
“We’re thrilled at the opportunity to partner with Christy Martin’s Pink Promotions on her inaugural event in which we plan on making a series of fights card in city of Charlotte , NC.,”Said co-promoter, Mercedes Simmons of Pretty Girl Promotions.
“Christy Martin and I share the same philosophy, which is to provide quality fight cards that will allow regional and under exposed fighters a platform for them to display their talents. Our commitment to Charlotte, NC is long term ”
Tickets go on sales September 1st on line at www.christy-Martin.com and at