Ray Robinson to now take on Silverio Ortiz this Saturday night

Ray Robinson to now take on Silverio Ortiz this Saturday night | Boxen247.com (Kristian von Sponneck)

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Ray Robinson vs. Silverio Ortiz

2300 Arena, Philadelphia, USA – 26 February 2022

Veteran Silverio Ortiz will replace Cleotis Pendarvis in the main event to take on welterweight contender Ray Robinson the six-round main event that will take place this Saturday, February 26th at the 2300 Arena.

The show is promoted by RDR Promotions.

Robinson of Philadelphia, has a record of 24-3-2 with 12 knockouts. The 36 year-old Robinson will be shaking off a two-and-a-half-year layoff as he is coming off of back-to-back draws with world title challenger Egidijust Kavaliauskas (21-0) and former British Olympian Josh Kelly (9-0). In both of those fights, most observers believe that Robinson should have had his hand raised in victory. Robinson has wins over Roberto Acevedo (2-0-1), Darnell Jiles Jr. (8-0-1), Former U.S. Olympian Terrance Cauthen (36-7-1), Ray Narh (26-2), Aslanbek Kozoev (25-0-1) and Sherzodbek Almjanov (22-2).

Ortiz of Merida, Mexico has a record of 37-28 with 18 knockouts. At 39 years-old, Ortiz is a 22 year veteran of the ring and has faced no less than nine world champions and a plethora of title challengers, contenders and prospects. He has wins over Juan Carlos Chan (9-1-1), Ricardo Dominguez (13-0-2), former world title challenger Daniel Seda (20-1-1), Elvis Perez (18-4-3), Mahonri Montes (25-0-1), Armando Robles (24-1-2), Jesus Gurrola (19-4-3), Jorge Silva (20-4-2), Ivan Pereya (19-2), Felipe De La Paz Teniente (11-2-1), Mian Hussein (16-0), Ramzan Baysarov (7-0). Ortiz is coming off a loss to Chrodale Booker on September 24, 2021 in Hartford, Connecticut.

A packed undercard will feature a plethora of Philly-Favorites and undefeated prospects.

In six-round bouts:

Muhsin Cason (9-0, 6 KOs) of Las Vegas battles Steven Lyons (5-7-2, 2 KOs) of Larose, Louisiana in a cruiserweight matchup

Jerome Conquest (11-6, 1 KO) of Philadelphia fights Oscar Barajas (16-8-1, 8 KOs) of Mexico in a lightweight battle.

Robert Sabbagh (3-0, 2 KOs) of Brooklyn squabbles with Joel Caudle (8-6-2, 5 KOs) of North Carolina in a heavyweight scrap.

In four-round fights:

Isaiah Johnson (3-0, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia will fight Diemerci Nzau (11-15, 8 KOs) of Silver Spring, Maryland in a junior welterweight fight.

Dominique Mayfield (0-1) of Philadelphia takes on Daryl Clark (1-1, 1 KO) of Houston in a heavyweight fight.

Jabril Noble (2-0, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia will take on Joseph Santana (0-4) of Providence, RI in a super featherweight bout.

Edward Cortes (1-0) of Millville, NJ takes on Jerrod Miner (2-13-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a bantamweight affair

Tickets are $75, $100 and $150 and can be purchased at


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