Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/28/14
Luis "Orlandito" del Valle (15-0, 11KO's) has championship blood running through his veins. In 1992, his cousin, Rafael del Valle, traveled to England and defeated local champion Duke McKenzie in the first round, becoming the WBO bantamweight World Champion. "Orlandito is making a really good impression in boxing. His team is doing a great job by giving him more experience at each fight. When time comes for a world title shot, Orlandito will be more than ready. He has the talent to do so, and more important, he always listens," says Rafael del Valle. For "Orlandito", his family is the most important thing, and this is especially true when it comes to his cousin. On Friday, April 27, in Miami, Oklahoma, and as part of the "ShoBox: The New Generation" series, the undefeated Boricua will take on another tough test, en route to continue this legacy. "It's an honor and, at the same time, a huge motivation to come from a family that already has a World Champion. On April 27, I will be re...
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