Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/26/12
This Saturday night, September 29, undefeated super middleweight prospect Jason "Monstruo" Escalera will challenge world ranked and fellow undefeated Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez in the HBO Boxing after Dark, "Road To Glory" televised ten round main event at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The 27-year-old Escalera, 13-0-1 (12KO's), fighting out of Union City, New Jersey, has become a must-see attraction in the New York area with his show-stopping knockouts. Most recently, the heavy-handed Escalera faced Nick Brinson on MAY 18 at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY. In the ESPN Friday Night Fights eight round battle, Escalera aggressively pursued and battered Brinson seemingly winning an easy decision, however the three judges scored the bout a draw. In his six previous starts, Escalera had won each bout by knockout. "Jason is exactly the type of fighter that HBO wants on their broadcasts. He's exciting, he always comes to fight, and he has concus...
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