With an undefeated 16-0 record, the 25 year old Brooklyn native is now in position to move on to big things. Therefore, the widely unknown – but undefeated – Dominican Republic native Hector Luis Garcia, 14-0, stepped in and grasped the opportunity of a lifetime, thus making tonight’s 12 round lightweight affair a title eliminator.
Colbert’s last fight was back in July when he bested the well regarded Tugstsogt Nyambayar via unanimous decision. As for Garcia, he was active as recently as this past December when he defeated Isaac Avelar by unanimous decision.
The man’s last fight was in 2020 when he lost to Jose Luis Ramirez. As for Russell, his last fight was back in May when he retired Jovanie Santiago in 5.
Ancajas last fought in April, when he decisioned Jonathan Valles on all three judges cards. Martines himself last saw action in l August when he stopped Gonzalo Duran in 4. The Colbert-Garcia card will be aired live by Showtime this evening starting at 10 PM, Eastern Time.