The WBC Youth belt has been held aloft by some of the greatest fighters in history.
Canelo Alvarez, Timothy Bradley Jr., Danny Garcia, Humberto Soto, Jorge Arce, Leo Santa Cruz, all were crowned youth champions by the World Boxing Council, the most recognized sanctioning body of the sport, and they progressed to become world champions.
On Saturday, February 23, two undefeated lightweights will have the opportunity to join the long list of youth champions. Prospect Jamaine Ortiz (9-0, 4 KOs) from Worcester, Massachusetts, aged twenty-two, faces 21-year-old Oxnard, California native Ricardo Quiroz (10-0, 5 KOs) at the Twin River Casino Hotel , in a fight inaugurating the 2019 season of CES Boxing on the VIVE television network, for the vacant WBC lightweight youth world title.
Tickets for this event start at $ 47 and are available online at www.cesboxing.com or www.showclix.com or by phone at 401-724-2253 / 2254.