At the Hard Rock Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida, hot super welterweight prospect Evan “Yung Holy” Holyfield (3-0, 3 KOs) blew away Travis Nero (1-6, 1 KOs) in less than half a round.
The event was promoted by Christy Martin Promotions. In the days leading up to the fight, Christy Martin had given the young Holyfield a lot of advice on the fight game.
The son of heavyweight great Evander Holyfield wasted no time in his third pro fight, as he put down Nero three times before the contest was waved off.
Evan Holyfield made his debut back in November of 2019, when he scored a first round knockout on the undercard to the light heavyweight clash between Canelo Alvarez and Sergey Kovalev at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Prince Ranch Boxing’s undefeated blue-chip prospects picked up big
wins tonight as featherweight Richard Medina (7-0, 6 KO), and
welterweight Hector Coronado (5-0, 4 KOs), both picked up spectacular
wins on Friday, February 7, 2020, at the Centro de Convenciones in
Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
The 19-year old Medina, who resides in San Antonio, TX, picked up a first-round TKO victory.
“I worked hard and had the performance I envisioned,” said Medina.
“My promoter TMB & PRB Entertainment have done an excellent job with
my career and my performances in the ring are showing. Between Rick
Morones and Alex Draghici getting me fights, Greg Hannley of Prince
Ranch Boxing managing me, I know I’m in good hands and I feel
Coronado, a resident of Del Rio, TX, scored a second-round knockout.
“I am focused on becoming a world champion and this was the type of
performance that puts me on that path,” said Coronado “I’m staying busy,
and I am very focused. I am looking to fight a lot this year. I have a
great team, who I know will keep me active and put me in the best
“Both Medina and Coronado are fighters with the skillset and abilities to be in position for great opportunities down the road,” said manager Greg Hannely, president of Prince Ranch Boxing. “What stands out about both fighters is their punching power, with some incredible knockouts early in their career, which makes them very fan-friendly.”
“These kids are both putting the time and effort into their training camps to have good performances,” said Rick Morones, of TMB & PRB Entertainment. “Medina and Coronado are crowd-pleasing fighters, who are looking to put on a show. Their work ethic is apparent in their fighting style.”
“It so exciting being a part of both of these young fighters’ careers,” said Alex Draghici, of TMB & PRB Entertainment. “They both leave everything in the ring, and the fans can tell by the type of performances they put on. I see only bigger and bigger things for them in the future.”