Split-T Management's Undefeated Prospects Diego Pacheco & Otha Jones III Ready for Action TONIGHT in Mexico City
Sat, 24 Oct 2020
NEW YORK (OCTOBER 23, 2020)-- Tonight in Mexico City, two of
Split-T Management's undefeated prospects, super middleweight Diego Pacheco and junior lightweight Otha Jones III will be in action on a card that will be streamed live on DAZN (7 PM ET).
Pacheco (9-0, 7 KOs) of Los Angeles battles Juan Antonio Mendez (12-2-2, 8 KOs) of Mexico, while Jones (5-0, 2 KOs) battles fellow undefeated Kevin Monitel (6-0, 3 KOs) of Mexico. Both bouts are scheduled for six-rounds.
Pacheco, still just 19 years-old continues his upward ascension as he continues to take on quality opposition. He was wins over four undefeated foes, and is coming off a win over 34-fight veteran Oscar Riojas on February 29th.
Pacheco is under the guidance of Tim VanNewhouse.
Pacheco was 167.2 lbs at Thursday's weigh-in. Mendez was 164.9 lbs
Mendez, 33 years-old, has wins over two undefeated fighters and undefeated in his last four outings. He is coming off a win over Rafael Rocha Merino on November 19th.
The 20 year-old native of Toledo, Ohio, Jones, who was a 21-time National Amateur Champion, looks to raise his mark to 6-0 as he battles an undefeated opponent.
Jones is coming off an impressive 2nd round stoppage over Juan Santiago on January 30th in Miami.
Montiel, 21 years-old, who has wins over Cesar Ramos (4-1) and Pedro Ivan Bernal (2-0), is coming off a Angel Enrique Leal Pacheco on November 16.
Both Jones and Montiel were 130 lbs, at Thursday's weigh-in.
Jones and Pacheco are promoted by Matchroom Boxing.
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