RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE EDDIE GOMEZ
GOES FROM HITTING THE BOOKS TO HITTING AN OPPONENT IN THE SPAN OF LESS THAN A WEEK
LOS ANGELES, June 29 - Top junior middleweight prospect Eddie Gomez has had quite the week so far. On Tuesday, the 18-year-old unbeaten Bronx, New York Native (8-0, 6 KO's) graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in the Bronx. By Thursday, he was on a plane to Puerto Rico and today he weighed in for his Saturday fight against Bayamon, Puerto Rico's Joseph De Los Santos (11-8-3, 4 KO's) at the Coliseo Roger Mendoza in Caguas, Puerto Rico, capping off one of the biggest weeks of his life.
The entire Golden Boy Promotions team congratulates Gomez on his high school graduation.
Gomez vs. De Los Santos is a featured undercard fight on the June 30 edition of TeleFutura "Sólo Boxeo Tecate" headlined by Michael Perez vs. Eric Cruz in a 10-round lightweight bout. The event is presented by Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and H2 Entertainment and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. AT, the first bell rings at 7:00 p.m. and the "Sólo Boxeo Tecate" broadcast begins at 11:00 p.m. AT/ET/PT.
Tickets priced at $10, $15 and $25 are available for purchase by calling (787) 792-5000 and online at www.tcpr.com.
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