Miguel “El Explosivo” Madueño Wants Everyone at Lightweight After KO of Fredrickson

Last night, Thompson Boxing’s unbeaten super lightweight knockout artist, Miguel “El Explosivo” Madueño (25-0, 23 KOs, entertained fans with a tenth round TKO over the always tough Sonny Fredrickson (21-4, 14 KOs). The ten round bout was part of TrillerVerz II at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, streamed worldwide on FITE.TV.

Madueño, who came out aggressive since the bell went off, put forth a sequence of action-packed rounds that made the experienced Fredrickson rethink his strategy. After some back and forth rounds Madueño lived up to his nickname and was able to get the stoppage in the tenth and final round at the 2:04 mark. With the win, Madueño is calling out everyone at lightweight.

“I want to thank everyone who believes in me and all the fans who enjoyed my fight,” said Madueño after the win. “This was the type of victory I needed to make a statement and get closer towards a world title. Moving forward, I’ll be campaigning at lightweight and I want to fight all the big names in that division, I don’t care who it is. No one will be able to handle my power. I’ll dominate anyone they put in front of me.”

“Madueño showed us that his power can be effective from the first round onto the last round,” said Alex Camponovo, Thompson Boxing’s general manager. ” Madueño fought a tough and gritty fight and showed the heart of a champion. We have high hopes for him moving forward and will discuss what is next for him. We believe he has what it takes to become a world champion.”

In a highly anticipated co-main event, Thompson Boxing’s Michael “The West Texas Warrior” Dutchover (15-2, 10 KOs), who is also co-promoted with Banner Promotions, lost via a sixth-round technical knockout when his trainer Danny Zamora called a halt to his bout against Philadelphia’s Nahir Albright (14-1, 7 KOs).

“I gave it my all, I am disappointed, but this is not the end for me, or my team,” said Dutchover. “I have no excuses, I felt great, it just wasn’t my night.”

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Michael Dutchover and Miguel Madueño in Action Tomorrow Tuesday, September 14 from Hollywood, FL

Lightweight’s Michael Dutchover and Nahir Albright will square off in a 10-round bout on Tuesday, September 14th at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Miguel Madueño to face Sonny Fredrickson.

The bouts will be part of the Triller Fight Club and is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing. The bouts fight will be streamed on FITE.TV and trillerfightclub.com beginning at 6 PM ET.

Dutchover of Midland, Texas, is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing, has a record of 15-1 with 10 knockouts, weighed in at 137 lbs. at Monday’s weigh-in. The 23 year-old Dutchover is a five year-professional who has wins over Cesar Partida (1-0-1), Miguel Carrizoza (10-1), Ricardo Lopez Torres (7-1-2), Bergman Aguilar (14-3-1), Rosekie Cristobal (15-3), Jorge Marron (18-1) and in his last bout Dutchover won an eight-round unanimous decision over Ivan Leon Benitez on June 6th in Orange, California.

“This is a quick turnaround. I was going to fight on September 24th. I am ready. I have been in camp with Oscar Valdez. I am feeling strong. I am happy to be on this event and showcase my skills to new fans in Hollywood, Florida. Albright is a good opponent. He is quick, but I am preparing for a war. I know he will be ready as I will be ready and looking to put on a great show,” said Dutchover.

Albright of Sicklerville, New Jersey has a record of 13-1 with six knockouts. The 25 year-old is a five-year professional, who after dropping his pro debut, has won 13 fights in a row. He has amassed victories over Danny Murray (1-0), Glenford Nickey (4-1-1), Roy McGill (6-1), Dante Cox (6-1), and his last bout when Albright took a eight-round unanimous decision over Jeremy Hill (15-1) on July 23rd in Philadelphia.
Albright was 137.7 lbs.

“It’s going to be exciting and the fight to watch, and I feel it will come down to who wants it more. I know he is a pressure fighter who is skilled and a good fighter,” said Albright.

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“This is a great opportunity for Michael to prove that he is one of the best lightweight prospects out there. He continues to show the willingness to fight anybody, and Tuesday night is no exception. We look for a great performance from Michael, and a fight like this is one those fights that will transition him from a top prospect to a legitimate contender. I want to thank Triller for this opportunity to feature Michael on the card,” said Artie Pelullo, President of Banner Promotions.

“This fight is the next in the continued progression of Michael. He is fighting a good fighter from Philadelphia, and a win will get Michael to the next level. I want to thank Triller for putting this fight on this big event,” said Ken Thompson, President of Thompson Boxing.

Thompson continued, “This is a great opportunity for Michael Dutchover to show the boxing world that he belongs on the big stage. We believe he’s ready to take his career to the next level and a win against a solid fighter like Nahir Albright will prove he’s on his way.” “Nahir has surprised a lot of people. I am not surprised. This is a big step and test for him, and I believe he will pass with flying colors and shock a lot of people,” said Rodney Rice of RDR Promotions.

Thompson Boxing’s undefeated super lightweight prospect, Miguel “El Explosivo” Madueño (24-0, 22 KOs), of Sinaloa, Mexico, will step up in competition against Sonny Fredrickson (21-4, 14 KOs). The 10-round bout will also be shown live on FITE.TV.

“I’m looking forward to this fight because it will give me an opportunity to showcase my skills against a worthy opponent,” said Madueño. “I’ve been active during the pandemic and I’ll be ready to go tomorrow night.”

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