Arnold Barboza signals marketing consultant contend with MTK global
Junior welterweight contender Arnold Barboza has signed a deal with MTK world and manager Rick Mirigian, it was announced Friday afternoon. MTK world will act as Barboza’s marketing consultant.
Barboza, who is ranked No. 5 through The Ring, turns into the newest fighter to signal on with the duo that has signed several high-profile combatants, together with IBF junior lightweight titleholder, junior bantamweight contender Joshua Franco, unbeaten welterweight Vergil Ortiz, unbeaten lightweight Hector Tanajara, along with unbeaten potentialities Misael Rodriguez and Lindolfo Delgado.
The 29-year-historical (25-0, 10 knockouts), who resides in l. a., overcame a knockdown in his ultimate fight on October 17 to defeat former world title challenger Alex Saucedo by using unanimous choice. In his outdated fight on August 29, Barboza defeated fringe contender Tony Luis over 10 one-sided rounds.
Mirigian, who also manages unified junior welterweight world titleholder Jose Ramirez, believes Barboza is the goods and has what it takes to combat for an international title.
“Barboza is among the ultimate guys in the most popular divisions in boxing and we’ve a plan to make his dream at an international title shot turn up very quickly,” Mirigian informed The Ring Friday evening. “I’m grateful for the chance to e-book him at this point.”
No be aware yet on when Barboza will return to the ring.
Barboza has fought below good Rank for the ultimate six years.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring seeing that October of 2013 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad considering 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) star newspaper. He can also be reached by way of e-mail at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing