NEW YORK (December 4th, 2020)–Welterweight Brian Ceballo won the WBO Intercontinental title with an impressive 10-round unanimous decision Larry Gomez in the co-feature of a Ring City USA card at the famed Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California.
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The bout was televised live on NBC Sports Network.
Ceballo of Brooklyn, New York is managed by Split-T Management under the guidance of Tim VanNewhouse.
Ceballo controlled the action from the start as Ceballo used a tremendous ring IQ to set up his shots Ceballo’s accurate punching knocked the mouthpiece of Gomez out several times, which prompted referee Raul Caiz Jr. to deduct a point in the 10th round. Ceballo handled the pressure Gomez very well, was extremely poised in his own attack with solid combination punching.
Ceballo, 26 years-old won by tallies of 99-90, 98-91 and 96-93 to raise his perfect mark to 12-0.
“This win teaches me that even though I was not 100%, but I was able to push through and win by a comfortable margin,” said Ceballo
I was very excited to be on this stage because it introduced me to the boxing world. I would like to thank Split-T Management, 360 Promotions and Ring City USA for giving me a platform to display my talents”
Ceballo was a 15-time National Amateur champion, and five-time New York Gold Gloves winner.
Ceballo is promoted by 360 Promotions.
TONIGHT, rising and undefeated welterweight prospect Brian Ceballo takes on Larry Gomez for the WBO Intercontinental Title in the co-feature of the 2nd installment of the Ring City USA boxing series on NBC Sports Network (9 PM ET / 6 PM PT).
Ceballo is managed by Split-T Management under the guidance of Tim VanNewhouse.
Ceballo of New York has a perfect mark of 11-0 with six knockouts and has been especially impressive as his competition has risen. Three fights ago, Ceballo beatdown previously undefeated Bakhtiyar Eyubov (14-0-1). In his last fight, Ceballo took out another undefeated foe in Ramal Amonov (16-0) in three rounds on October 5, 2019. Both of thise wins came in Caballo’s hometown at the World’s Most Famous Arena at Madison Square Garden.
“The belt we’re fighting for signifies small victories to bigger world championships. This is what boxing is about, we train to be the best and represent ourselves and the people behind us,” said Ceballo.
The 26 year-old Ceballo is a 15-time National Amateur Champion as well as a five-time New York Golden Gloves titlist.
Ceballo, who weighed 146.8 lbs at Wednesday’s weigh-in, is promoted by 360 Promotions.
Gomez of West Jordan, Utah is 10-1 with eight knockouts. Gomez has wins over three undefeated opponents, which includes his last outing when he defeated Brian Mendoza (18-0) on November 30, 2019 in Las Vegas.
Gomez checked in at 145.8 lbs.