Junior Middles Rosado, Collins
Meet For PA Junior Middle Title
On Sept. 9 In Philadelphia
September 9, 2011
Philadelphia, PA—Junior middleweights King Gabriel Rosado, of Philadelphia, PA, and Keenan Collins,
of Reading, PA, meet for the vacant Pennsylvania State Junior Middleweight Title in a scheduled 10-round
contest Friday evening, Sept. 9, at the Asylum Arena, 7 West Ritner Street.
The Rosado-Collins championship bout, which tops a seven-fight card, will be televised live by
Telefutura/Univision beginning at 9 p.m. First of six preliminary bouts begins at 7.30 p.m.
Rosado, 25, is riding the most impressive streak of his career, having won his last three fights, seven of his
last nine, 11 of his last 14. Included in those streaks are victories over former IBF world junior middleweight
champ Kassim Ouma, of Uganda, and top contender Saul Roman, of Mexico.
In his last fight July 15 at Bally’s Atlantic City, Rosado (above) knocked out Ayi Bruce, of Ghana, in five
A pro since 2006, Rosado is 17-5 overall with 10 knockouts. Never one to turn down a tough assignment,
Rosado has beaten Latif Mundy, Jamaal Davis, Jose Stinger Medina and JamesMoore. He has lost to
Alfredo Angulo, Derek Ennis (majority decision) and Fernando Guerrero (who was on the floor).
Collins, 34, is coming off a tough 12-round decision loss on June 11 to Charles Whittaker for the vacant
USBA junior middleweight title in the Cayman Islands, Whittaker’s backyard.
A pro since 2004, Collins (above) is 13-6-2 overall with nine knockouts. In his only other fight this year,
Collins K0d Jorge Delgado, of Allentown, PA, in the first round at the Sovereign Center in Reading, PA.
Unbeaten welterweight prospect Ronald Cruz, of Bethlehem, PA, will box in the scheduled eight-round
Five additional fights complete the card, which is being promoted by Peltz Boxing Promotions, Inc., and Don
Tickets are priced at $45 and $65. They are on sale at the offices of Peltz Boxing Promotions (215-765-0922)
and also can be purchased online at www.peltzboxing.com.
- Press Release from Peltz Boxing
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