Ana Julaton: Eloy Perez Headline 'Fight Night at The Tank' Finale
This Friday night Roy Englebrecht Events and Silicon Valley Sports & Entertainment wrap up their latest season of the Fight Night At The Tank series which will feature two local products in Ana Julaton and Eloy Perez.
Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton of Daly City, CA will make her second trip to th HP Pavilion where less than three months ago she pulled off the upset in taking a majority decision over the more experienced Kelsey Jeffries. With the win she not only walked away with the vacant IBA super bantamweight title, but she secured her place as one of the Bay Area's leading women in the sport.
This time around she takes on South Carolina's Donna Biggers (19-8-1, 16 KOs) for the vacant WBO female super bantamweight title.
Both Julaton and the hard-hitting Biggers share a common opponent in Jeffries. As stated earlier, Julaton edged Jeffries out of a majority decision in September while Biggers was on the losing end of a lopsided unanimous decision after their 2007 clash.
Julaton is clearly looking to take the momentum from her win over Jeffries and catapult herself on to bigger and better things, which she hopes includes the title she will fight for tomorrow night.
But one must wonder how, at the age of 36 and only one win in over three years, Biggers finds herself in the position of fighting for a world title.
Regardless of who she's in the ring with, you can expect Julaton (5-1-1, 1 KO) to give it her all while leaving the crowd entertained with her aggressive style.
In the co-feature bout of the evening Salinas' Eloy Perez looks to improve on his record of 14-0-2 with 3 KOs and pick up the WBO NABO super featherweight belt with a win over replacement fighter Juan Santiago.
Perez is coming off of his biggest win to date where he picked up a WBC regional strap in his 10 round unanimous decision win over previously unbeaten Dannie Williams.
Perez was originally expected to face Arturo Quintero. Juan Santiago has now stepped up to the plate. The change of opponents could make for an interesting night for Perez. Just two fights ago Santiago scored a first round KO win over highly regarded prospect Ty Barnett.
With a win, Perez could find himself ranked with the world's elite in the super featherweight division.
Bouts featuring cruiserweights Anthony Johnson vs. Ron Simmons, featherweights Aaron Alafa vs. Jonathan Alcantara, and a women's junior flyweight attraction with Melissa McMorrow vs. Gloria Salas will round out the fight card.
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