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4 Fights, 3 Cards, 2 Countries–Split T Management Featured All over North America on Saturday

Giovani Santillan Takes on Cecil McCalla in Las Vegas (ESPN+); Diego Pacheco battles Fellow Undefeated Jesus Moroyoqui Palomares in Mexico (DAZN); Charles Conwell fights Silverio Ortiz plus Haven Brady Jr. battles Nathan Benichou in Ashland, Kentucky

 

NEW YORK – On Saturday, boxing’s top management company, Split-T Management will have four of it’s top fighters featured in bouts throughout North America.

 

At the Virgin Hotel In Las Vegas, undefeated welterweight Giovani Santillan battles Cecil McCalla in a 10-round bout.

 

In Guadalajara, Mexico, rising undefeated prospect Diego Pacheco takes on undefeated Jesus Palomares in an eight-round super middleweight fight.

 

In Ashland, Kentucky, world-ranked super welterweight Charles Cinwell takes on Silverio Ortiz, while Haven Brady Jr. takes on Nathan Benichou in a four-round featherweight bout.

 

Santillan, who is promoted by Thompson Boxing and Top Rank, has a record 26-0 with 15 knockouts. Santillan of San Diego, has wins over Michael Balasi (10-2), Daniyar Hanyk (10-0), Osenohan Vazquez (7-1-1), Eduardo Rivera (9-1-2), Ernesto Ortiz (10-2), Omar Tienda (18-3), Sammy Valentin (12-0), Dodzi Kemeh (19-1), Alejandro Barboza (11-1) and his last bout when defeated former world champion Antonio DeMarco on June 16, 2020 in Las Vegas.

 

McCalla of Randallstown, Maryland, has a record of 23-4 with 10 knockouts.

 

McCalla has defeated the likes of Ivan Zigar (1-0-1), Antonio Walls (2-0), John Mackey (11-2-1), Gary Lynch (4-0) and Oscar Godoy (13-2). McCalla has won two in a row, and is coming off of a 2nd round stoppage over Fidel Monterrosa Munoz on October 16th in Plant City, Florida.

 

Santillan weighed 147.6 lbs and McCalla was 147 lbs at Friday’s weigh-in.

 

The bout can be seen on ESPN+ at 7:15 PM.

 

Pacheco of Los Angeles is 11-0 with eight knockouts.

 

The 20 year-old Pacheco will be facing his 5th undefeated foe of his three-year career. He already has wins over Felix Aguilar, Guillermo Maldonado, Jose Esparza and Terry Ferandez. Pacheco also has a 2nd round stoppage over Juan Antonio Mendez (12-2). Pacheco is coming off a unanimous decision over Rodolfo Gomez Jr. on February 21st in Miami.

 

Palomares of Sonora, Mexico is 7-0-1 with four knockouts, and has defeated two undefeated opponents in his last two bouts. He has a 2nd round stoppage over Christian Hermosillo (3-0) and in his last bout Palomares won a unanimous decision over Jaime Portillo on November 19th in Sonora, Mexico.

 

Both Pacheco and Palomares were 167 lbs at Friday’s weigh-in

 

In Ashland, Kentucky Conwell and Brady were able to book fights following bouts being postponed in Miami.

 

Conwell of Cleveland is ranked number-seven by the IBF, has a record of 14-0 with 11 knockouts,

 

The 2016 United States Olympian is the USBA champion, who has made three defenses has wins over Roque Zeoeda (4-1-3), Travis Scott (19-3), His USBA title winning effort over Courtney Pennington (12-3-3) and defenses over undefeated Webdy Toussaint (12-0) and Madiyar Ashkeyev (14-0).

 

Conwell, who is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Holden Productions checked in at 158 lbs.

 

Ortiz of Yucitan, Mexico has a record of 37-26 with 18 knockouts, and is a 21 year veteran,

 

He has fought many world champions and title challengers and has sprung upsets over Daniel Seda, Miguel Angel Huerta, Mian Hussein and Ramzan Baysarov

 

Brady of Albany, Georgia is 2-0 with both wins coming via knockout. He weighed 128 lbs.

 

The 19 year-old Brady, who is promoted by Top Rank, is coming off a 2nd round stoppage over Michael Land on December 12th in Las Vegas.

 

Benichou of Puebla, Mexico has a record of 2-4 with two knockouts.

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