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RASHIDI ‘SPEEDY’ ELLIS SCORES UNANIMOUS DECISION

CANCUN, MEXICO (June 29, 2018): Rising hot welterweight contender
*Rashidi *
*”Speedy” Ellis *(20-0, 13 KOs) of Boston, Mass. scored a 10-round
unanimous decision victory against rugged Panamanian warrior *Alberto
“Metralleta” Mosquera *(25-4-2, 16 KOs) in the main event of the June 29
edition of *Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN *at the Oasis Arena in Cancun,
Quintana Roo, Mexico. Ellis won with scores of 97-92, 98-91 and 98-91.

“Thanks to the support of Golden Boy Promotions and Cancun Boxing, I got my
20th victory,” said *Rashidi Ellis.* “It was an awkward fight, and Mosquera
is a tricky fighter who knows how to fight body-to-body. I had no doubts
about my victory, and I also credit my speed for getting me the win. Now
it’s time to rest and to see the good decisions my promoter has to make
regarding my future.”

In tonight’s co main event,* Francisco Horta *(17-3-1, 10 KOs) of Cancun,
Quintana Roo, Mexico defeated *David Reyes *(17-5-1, 6 KOs) of Ciudad
Obregon, Mexico by unanimous decision across six rounds of featherweight
action. Horta won with scores of 79-72, 78-73 and 80-72.

*Hiram Gallardo *(7-2-1, 1 KOs) of Chetumal, Mexico scored a surprising
six-round unanimous decision victory against previously-undefeated
prospect *Francisco
Horta *(10-1, 10 KOs) of Los Mochis, Mexico in tonight’s televised opener.
Gallardo won with scores of 57-56, 57-56 and 58-55.

*Ellis vs. Mosquera* was a 10-round welterweight fight presented by Golden
Boy Promotions in association with Cancun Boxing. The event was sponsored
by Tecate, *”THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING”* and Hennessy, *”Never Stop,
Never Settle.” *The fights took place Friday, June 29, 2018 at Oasis Arena
in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico.