Danny Roman & Taras Shelestyuk Make Weight for their Respective Championship Fights — Weigh-in Video Replay & Photos

“New Blood” Main Event: Danny Roman, 122 vs. Christian Esquivel, 122.6


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ORANGE, Calif. (May 19, 2016) – NABA Champion Danny Roman (18-2-1, 6 KOs) weighed in at 122 lbs., while challenger Christian Esquivel (28-9, 21 KOs) checked in at 122.6 lbs.during Thursday’s weigh in.

For an exclusive look at the “New Blood” weigh in:

The Roman-Esquivel match up is the featured bout on Thompson Boxing Promotions’ sixteen year anniversary show. The 10-round, “New Blood” main event originates this Friday, May 20, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.

In addition to defending his 122-pound title, Roman seeks to extend his win streak to eleven while also holding onto, or improving upon, the number fourteen ranking by the WBA.
In the co-feature, former Olympian Taras Shelestyuk (13-0, 8 KOs) of Ukraine weighed in at147 lbs., and challenger Erick Martinez (11-4-1, 5 KOs) of Mexico came in at 145.7 lbs. The 10-round fight has championship implications, as Shelestyuk and Martinez will vie for theWBA International Welterweight Title.
Shelestyuk is co-promoted through Thompson Boxing Promotions and Banner Promotions.
  • Danny Roman, 122 vs. Christian Esquivel, 122.6
  • Taras Shelestyuk 147 vs. Erick Martinez, 145.7
  • Roberto Arriaza, 147 vs. Cameron Kreal, 146.5
  • Ricardo Espinoza, 115.9 vs. Sam Rodriquez, 115.5
  • Scott Alexander, 225 vs. Tracey Johnson, 216
  • Chris Bautista, 140.5 vs. Brandon Broussard, 140.6
  • Rudy Garcia, 119.6 vs. Joel Castro, 118.8
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the first bell rings at 7:45 p.m. The Doubletree Hotel is located at 222 N. Vineyard Ave. in Ontario, Calif. and can be reached at 909-937-0900.
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