Fireball! Cuevas vs. Paredes, March 1 Florida Rumble at Hard Rock IV
By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent
The Heavyweight Factory, All Star Boxing, and matchmaker Melvin Rivas will present an action-packed eleven bout card entitled ‘Rumble at the Rock IV’ At Seminole Hard Rock and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, at 7:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, Friday evening, March 1, 2019, televised on USA Telemundo.
The televised co-main events will feature two 10 round fireball bouts. Untested 19-0-1 welterweight contender Derrieck Cuevas, 24, of Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, will go toe-to-toe with 38-7-1 veteran Ed ‘Lion’ Paredes, 33, of Pembroke Pines, Florida. The bout could go either way. Paredes’ enemy is nearly two years of inactivity. 22-2 Tijuana, Mexico bantamweight contender Ricardo Espinosa Franco is featured in a 10 rounder, 20-0-3 Cuban featherweight Hairon Socarras is in an eight rounder, well as four additional unbeaten prospects on the exciting undercard. Light heavyweight Blake Davis will debut.