Probellum is pleased to announce its latest co-promotional agreement with leading Puerto Rican outfit PR Best Boxing Promotions.
Under the guidance of Ivan and Peter Rivera, PR Best Boxing Promotions has become the biggest force in Puerto Rico since its formation 20 years ago, staging a number of memorable events over the past two decades.
The organization has worked with the best boxers that Puerto Rico has produced, including former world champions and boxing legends like Miguel Cotto, Ivan Calderón, Roman “Rocky” Martinez, Eric Morel and Juan Manuel López.
PR Best Boxing Promotions are also known for their innovative strategies which has seen them create a number of historic moments, including staging the first event broadcast live on ESPN from Puerto Rico, and holding the first ever sporting event at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico.
The new partnership between Probellum and PR Best Boxing Promotions will now allow for even more huge events in Puerto Rico, helping to grow the sport at both grassroots and professional level in the country.
It is Probellum’s latest co-promotional agreement bringing together some of biggest promoters around the world, including Wasserman Boxing, Universum in Germany, Groupe Yvon Michel in Canada, Maravillabox Promotions in Spain, LNK Boxing in Latvia, Glozier Boxing in New Zealand, Shuan Boxing Promotions in the Dominican Republic, Bufalo Boxing in Nicaragua, Team Ellis Boxing in Australia, Armin Tan Promotions in Indonesia, and Box Office Sports in Ghana.
“We are extremely happy to be able to make this alliance with Probellum,” said Ivan Rivera, President of PR Best Boxing.
“During the past twenty years we have been able to develop a number of great world champions on our island, and this new alliance will allow us to help new generations to achieve the great dream of all boxer what is to be world champion.”
“The island of Puerto Rico has always been classified as the cradle of champions,” said Peter Rivera, Vice-President of PR Best Boxing.
“We are the third best country with the most champions in the past 50 years, and therefore without a doubt one of the most important territories in world boxing.
“With this new alliance with Probellum we will continue with this mission that Puerto Rico continues to be one of the favorite places in world boxing.
“We will have the opportunity to develop new figures and ambassadors for our island.”
“We’ve already partnered with a lot of the best promoters around the world and we’re very happy to secure another by signing this co-promotional agreement with PR Best Boxing Promotions,” said Richard Schaefer, President of Probellum.
“Puerto Rico has been home to the best fighters in the world for decades, and the likes of Amanda Serrano, Jose Pedraza, and Subriel Matias are some of the current boxers flying the flag for the country, so we’re excited to enter the region and help to unearth even more stars of the future.”