On Friday, March 1, promoter Kris Lawrence and The Heavyweight Factory, in association with All Star Boxing return to the beautiful Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., with Rumble at the Rock IV, a night of world-class professional boxing, televised live on Boxeo Telemundo.
In the 10-round welterweight co-main event, Miami via Puerto Rico’s Derrieck Cuevas (18-0-1, 14 KOs) will face fellow Floridian Ed “The Lion” Paredes (38-7-1, 25 KOs) of Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Tickets for “Rumble at the Rock IV” cost $60, $100, $150, $250 and $500 and are available through ticketmaster.com.
Cuevas, 24, originally from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, is a fearsome power puncher and former Puerto Rican National Amateur Champion. As a professional, he has already won the World Boxing Association Fedecentro Welterweight Championship with a unanimous decision over Daniel Sostre in 2016. He was last seen at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood in November of 2018, scoring a unanimous 10-round decision over respected divisional gatekeeper Breidis Prescott on Boxeo Telemundo.
Paredes, 33, is originally from Lawrence, Mass., now living in Pembroke Pines, Fla. A well-respected contender, Paredes is a 14-year pro, who once held the WBC Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE), WBO Latino Welterweight, WBA-NABA Welterweight and WBC Youth World Welterweight Championships.
Director of Boxing for The Heavyweight Factory, Henry Rivalta, says another main event will be added shortly to this televised event.
On fight night, the Hard Rock Event Center doors open at 6 p.m., and the action starts at 7 p.m. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is located at 1 Seminole Way in Hollywood, Fla.