Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Tito Mercado, boasting a record of (12-0, 11 KOs) from Pomona, CA, is set to fight on Saturday, November 11. He will take on the former world title challenger, Jeremia Nakathila, holding a record of (23-3-0, 19 KOs) from Windhoek, Namibia. This significant ten-round fight will be the main event at the Lumcolor – Phoenix Center situated in Ontario, CA.
Hosted by Fight City Promotions, tickets begin at a price of $75. They can be acquired by emailing Info@FightCityPromotions.com. The venue, Lumcolor – Phoenix Center, is found at 11255 Central Ave., Ontario, CA 91782. Doors are set to open at 4:00 p.m. PT, with the first fight kicking off at 6:00 p.m. PT. Furthermore, enthusiasts can watch the event broadcast LIVE on the Fight City Promotions’ YouTube Channel.
Expressing his enthusiasm, the young 21-year-old Mercado stated, “This is exactly the kind of fight I’ve been looking for. Nakathila has been in the ring with multiple world-class fighters. He’s the challenge I’ve been seeking.”
He continued, “Ontario feels like a second home. The overwhelming support I receive from the audience here is heartwarming. My training is in full swing, and I’m confident about proving my readiness to fight any top 140lb. boxer out there.”
On the heels of his stunning first-round knockout against the seasoned Carlos Manuel Portillo on August 26, 2023, Mercado is in a great form. His notable victories also include stoppage wins against ex-world title challengers like Hank Lundy and Jayson Velez.
Nakathila has a remarkable victory under his belt, having knocked out ex-world champion Miguel Berchelt in the sixth round on March 22, 2022. His track record also showcases intense fights with renowned boxers such as Shakur Stevenson, Zoltan Kovacs, and Raymond Muratalla.